A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes led by Major McCoy (Norris) and by Colonel Alexander (Marvin) as been called into service to eliminate all terrorists on the jetliner and who's involved in the hijacking and try to retake the plane before the terrorists kill all the hostages. Written by
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They don't negotiate with terrorists... they blow them away!
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The unit badges located on the right shoulder of the Class "A" uniforms is the JFK Special Forces School. See more
When The ATW plane is taxiing for takeoff from Beirut Airport, McCoy is seen coming up behind two jeep loads of terrorists firing on the plane. McCoy takes them out, and they explode on the runway almost in front of the ATW airliner, yet the plane takes off, with McCoy climbing on board, and the wreckage of the jeeps are nowhere in sight. See more
[Coronel Alexander to Major McCoy
General Woodbridge is waiting for the 'Go Ahead' from the president, Im waiting for the 'Go Ahead' from General Woodbridge, and you are waiting for the 'Go Ahead' from me.