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 Hijack....The Ordeal....The Rescue...
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Did You Know?
The theme music from the film was later used by ABC Sports for the opening of the Indy 500. See more
When Major Mccoy escapes in the church van, the terrorists shoot the van's door. In the next scene the door is intact. See more
Maj. Scott McCoy
[after taking out a terrorist
Sleep tight, sucker.