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?
Actor Godfrey Cambridge
was selected to the play the role of Gen. Idi Amin Dada, but died on the set from a heart attack early in the filming. Julius Harris
took over the part. See more
The footage used to depict flight 139 on the ground shows a plane with the test color scheme Air France adopted only on its Airbus A300 (light blue line under the windows). All the other scenes show the older Air France colors (navy cheat-line on the windows). 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