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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Based on the real-life hijacking of TWA Flight 847 on 14 June 1985. See more
After the plane has been hijacked and various shots of Washington D.C. are being shown, there is a shot of the Pentagon. The date and time is shown. The time reads 2:15 AM and yet it is clearly a sunny day in the scene. See more
[McCoy fires a bazooka from the roof
McCoy, what are you doing up there?... Drop that thing and get down here, QUICK!
Maj. Scott McCoy
What do you want me to do... JUMP?
I don't care what you do, get down here... FAST!
Referenced in Operation Dance Sensation