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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The Delta Force face their deadliest mission ever.
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Did You Know?
Early promotional releases from Cannon (from before the movie started shooting, something Cannon was known to do) reveal that the role of Colonel Alexander was originally intended for Charles Bronson. See more
When the Delta Force arrives at the airport to leave country, they sneak through a cotton field, Lebanon does not have such fields, Israel does. See more
Maj. Scott McCoy
[to terrorist that was hiding under the bed
Sleep tight, Sucker!
Referenced in A Wrinkle in Time