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The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Drama | Thriller  -  18 February 1978 (USA)
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An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon passengers and... See full summary »

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Jordan Evanhower
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Val
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Tom Clancy ...
Dutch
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Bert Stockwell
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Loft
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Bill Bowdish
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Les Garrick
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Barton
Carol Eve Rossen ...
Maria Cimoli (as Carol Rossen)
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Andrews
Ted Hartley
Byron Morrow ...
Bailey
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An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon passengers and crew on those aircraft report seeing what they believe to be the ghost of the wrecked airplane's flight engineer. Written by Anonymous

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The L1011 used by APA International Air in the Dominican Republic had some of the parts recovered from the Eastern plane. Reports of sightings of the captains Ghost were submitted by various personnel on the plane in various occasions. See more »

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Dom Cimoli: [Bill Bowdish comes to the galley to see for himself if Dom's ghost is there] Watch out for fire on this airplane, Bill.
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Followed by Crash (1978) See more »

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A really intriguing story
10 May 2005 | by (Largo, Florida) – See all my reviews

This very intriguing story about Eastern Airlines flight 401 which crashed in the everglades, is a really good movie that deserves a look for any who have not seen it. I taped it many years ago and occasionally take another look at it, as I did last evening. Apparently this was a made for TV movie, and is not available on DVD. I wish it was! The movie really gives one pause to think about all the things we really don't realize or understand about life and death. It contains a good cast and is acted well. Among the familiar faces are Ernest Borgnine and Russell Johnson of Gilligan's Island fame. If anyone hears of it becoming available, please let me know.


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