Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the crashed UFO -- inside hangar 18. Written by
Kay Drangmeister <K.Drangmeister@insider.sub.de>
Why won't they tell us?
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In the film's story the location of the top-secret "Hangar 18" was the Wolf Air Force Base in Texas, USA. See more
Toward the end of the film, Lew and Steve (the heroes) are driving a gasoline truck, being chased by two government agents. Lew takes a signal flare and goes to the rear of the truck, dumping a large gasoline slick, shutting off the gas flow, then lighting the flare and throwing it on the slick, causing a fire that kills the two agents. The problem is, Lew throws the flare about three seconds after shutting off the gas. The truck is traveling at least fifty miles an hour... meaning that it would have put at least 200 feet between itself and the slick. Lew would have to throw the signal flare 70 yards, with perfect accuracy, for this trick to work. His throw clearly wouldn't carry the flare more than ten or twenty feet. See more
You know, it's - it's the desert air that does it.
Dries out your brain juice so you can't think straight no more. Happens t'everybody out here.
Referenced in Dead End