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The Disappearance of Flight 412 (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  1 October 1974 (USA)
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Colonel Pete Moore is commander of the Whitney Radar Test Group, which has been experiencing electrical difficulties aboard its aircraft. To ferret out the problem, he sends a four-man crew... See full summary »

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Col. Pete Moore
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Maj. Mike Dunning
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Capt. Roy Bishop
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Ckapt. Cliff Riggs
Guy Stockwell ...
Lt. Col. Trottman
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Lt. Tony Podryski
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2nd Lt. Ferguson (as Stanley Clay)
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Smith (as Jonathan Lippe)
Jack Ging ...
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White
Edward Winter ...
Mr. Cheer
Simon Scott ...
Col. Freeman Barns
Kent Smith ...
Gen. Enright
Cynthia Hayward ...
Nina Moore
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Colonel Pete Moore is commander of the Whitney Radar Test Group, which has been experiencing electrical difficulties aboard its aircraft. To ferret out the problem, he sends a four-man crew on Flight 412. Shortly into the test, the jet picks up three blips on radar, and subsequently, two fighters scramble and mysteriously disappear. At this point, Flight 412 is monitored and forced to land by Digger Control, a top-level, military intelligence group that debunks UFO information. The intrepid colonel, kept in the dark about his crew, decides to investigate the matter himself. Written by Rick Gregory <rag.apa@email.apa.org>

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Az eltűnt járat rejtélye  »

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The last completed film of Kent Smith. See more »

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The tail of the plane used as Flight 412 is too high for the hangar it is being pulled into. See more »

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Narrator: This is a UFO - an Unidentified Flying Object. It was photographed at Santa Catalina Island in April of 1966. Look at it again. Closely. Hundreds, even thousands of witnesses have seen similar things appear in the sky. Persons living miles from others have testified independently that UFOs have appeared in a specific place at a specific time.
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Was It A UFO?
8 July 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Jud Taylor directed this TV movie that stars Glenn Ford as Colonel Pete Moore, in charge of the Whitney Radar Test Group that has sent a four-man crew on flight 412 to investigate electrical difficulties, but instead encounters what may either be a blip, or a UFO, but after they are interrogated by a mysterious military intelligence team(led by Guy Stockwell) that does not want to hear about "science fiction", the men find themselves uncomfortably at odds with their own government. Can Col. Moore get to the bottom of this matter, save his crew and all their careers? Reasonably good film defies its low budget and brief running time to tell a well-acted and tense narrative that doesn't provide easy answers, but instead unfolds in a matter-of-fact way, which is most effective. Also stars Bradford Dillman, David Soul, Robert F. Lyons, and Kent Smith.


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