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The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978)

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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Loft
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Maria Cimoli (as Carol Rossen)
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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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18 February 1978 (USA)  »

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Der Geist von Flug 401  »

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This story is based in real reports of ghost sightings on several planes that had salvaged Flight 401 equipment on them. See more »

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Narrator: In the last hours of December 29, 1972, a jetliner with 163 passengers and thirteen crew members crashed in the Everglades just outside of Miami...
Narrator: This is the true story of that crash, and of the legend that grew up about the incredible aftermath.
Narrator: Throughout the aviation world, it is still spoken of as the "Ghost of Flight 401."
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NOT ONLY A MOVIE,
28 December 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

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This movie about EAL's flt 401 is NOT ONLY a movie,but in 95% of the movie,(some parts of movie were for drama only)it is based on the flt data & cockpit voice recorder,but IT IS 100% TRUE,about the crew member,(2nd officer) Some of the parts that were refurbished & reused on other company aircraft(and on a cple of other airlines where some the parts from 401 were put on,) TRAINED FLT CREWS saw this "ghost", but it was kept very hush,hush,if you mentioned it 99.99% of the time you lost your job.(would you want to be on a flt where a Capt or 1st officer said he had seen a ghost on board) and the "'ghost" was even caught on the CVR,(cockpit voice recorder) giving a warning to a flt crew about a on board fire befor it happened.The L10-was the "Queen of the skies",then but she did have some flaws, unforunately it took one "going in"(a crash) to discovery & correct these problems,I know about this "bird,(plane)& this airline for I & 25,000+ people once worked for this great airline,,,


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