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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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Bert Stockwell
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Maria Cimoli (as Carol Rossen)
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Ted Hartley
Byron Morrow ...
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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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Der Geist von Flug 401  »

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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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A good TV movie that strayed from the facts occasionally
26 April 2000 | by (Lake Butler Florida) – See all my reviews

The true story of an Eastern Airlines L-1011 which crashed in the Everglades while making a long approach on Miami International Airport. It is surmised the pilot while distracted because of nose gear warning, inadvertently disengaged the auto pilot resulting in the plane crashing. Sightings of the dead crew were reported over the next several years by several dozen Eastern employees, who had known them. A true mystery of the supernatural. A film well worth watching.


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