This movie is based on the actual events on the tragic day of August 2nd, 1985. Delta Airlines flight 191 en route to Los Angeles Via Dallas Ft Worth took off from Ft Lauderdale, Fl. When the plane was landing in Ft Worth wind-shear from a strong thunderstorm caused the plane to crash. Written by
They were everyday citizens who suddenly became unforgettable heroes.
Did You Know?
Most of the rescue personnel seen in the film were real firefighters and paramedics from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Some of them had taken part in the rescue efforts following the actual crash on August 2, 1985, and were in effect portraying themselves. See more
First Officer Price
We're gonna get our airplane washed!