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
Shaun Ouimette <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
In a scene when McCoy is searching the bed room, he removes a mattress and a terrorist that is hiding underneath get a shot off. The terrorist hits the lens of McCoy's wrist mounted flashlight before being shot. Shortly there after, you can see the flashlight again, only the lens is intact. See more
Maj. Scott McCoy
[after taking out a terrorist
Sleep tight, sucker.