An Air France airplane is hijacked by the PLO due the large number of Israeli and Jewish passengers. We follow the action both with the hostages as they cope with confinement and threatened death, and the Israeli cabinet and military that must try to get them out. Written by
David Carroll <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
It was in production at about the same time as Raid on Entebbe
, another TV production about the same incident. The shows aired on American TV less than a month apart. See more
The aircraft is an Airbus A300, accurately depicted with the passenger cabin and exterior shots, but the flight deck is from a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, with its very distinctive autopilot console and flight engineer panel showing three engine switches (the A300 has two engines). See more
What are you reading?
You read that one in Tel Aviv!
Um-hum, I know. But fortunately, I have just gotten older and absent-minded enough to have forgotten who the murderer is!
Version of Raid on Entebbe