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
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Not all the exterior/in flight shots are of an L-1011. Some of the shots used are actually darkened shots of Boeing 727s in flight. The difference is that on a 727, the rear tail assembly features wings above the fuselage and all 3 engines are located in proximity. On an L-1011, the two main engines are on the front wings and the tail engine is above the rear cabin but the rear wings are level with the front wings. See more
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...
This is the true story of that crash, and of the legend that grew up about the incredible aftermath.
Throughout the aviation world, it is still spoken of as the "Ghost of Flight 401."
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