Emergency! (1972–1979)
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Gage and DeSoto find themselves needing help in the field in the suburbs when a midair collision causes a plane crash in their vicinity.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dixie McCall, R.N.
Paramedic Pete, Squad *51, LACoFD
Jay Hammer ...
Paramedic Charlie, Squad *51, LACoFD
Justin Manning
Barrie Youngfellow ...
Rebecca York ...
Debbie, the Stewardess
Ed Crane
Peter D. Greene ...
Ken Allen
Gene Wright
Dee Carroll ...
Maureen Cox
Dan Alden (as George O. Petrie)
Burt Douglas ...
Tom Anderson
Jean Howell ...
Emma Alden
Ron Pinkard ...
Dr. Mike Morton


One of a series of two-hour made-for-TV movies that feature most of the main cast (and some recurring cast members) of "Emergency!" after its run as a regular series. In this outing, an ill-fated DC-8 crashes down on a Los Angeles subdivision after a mid-air collision with a small plane (which lands in the LA River). Our heroes Gage and DeSoto are trapped while treating a young girl at her house; meanwhile, Squad 51 gets clobbered by one of the DC-8's engines! Written by Jason R. DeCesare

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25 March 1978 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


On September 25th, 5 months to the day after this episode originally aired, PSA flight 182 with 128 passengers and a crew of 7, collided with a private Cessna 127 with two people aboard over San Diego California. The sad difference is no one survived on either plane and seven people on the ground were killed also. It almost seemed as if the producers predicted the future. Also that night a popular pre-recorded game show gave away a prize to a couple for a flight to San Diego on PSA airlines. The game show was pre recorded weeks if not months in advance. See more »


The Dodge truck that Gage and Desoto arrive at the house in changes after the air crash. See more »


Followed by Emergency!: The Most Deadly Passage (1978) See more »

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The Special Effects are Amazing!
2 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Two Hour Special to the Wonderful Long-Running Series EMERGENCY! ( 1972-77 ).The Paramedics John Gage and Roy DeSoto are involved in a Plane Crash. Randolph Mantooth and Kevin Tighe are great in her Roles as Firefighters.The Special Effects are Amazing! I give this Movie 10/10

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