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... See full summary »

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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 Anonymous

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The lead character, Bob Sonnamaker, was based on one of the crew members of the production. See more »

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Starring Angie Dickinson as Beth Mancini
22 October 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I remember when this movie came out - being a resident of the Dallas area, I remember the crash, too. When I first saw the movie and the credits stating - Angie Dickinson as Beth Mancini....I had to really laugh out loud. Angie is a petite blonde and I happen to know Beth Mancini, she's closer to Lanie Kazan than Angie Dickinson. Well, 15 years later Beth Mancini has come to work at the University of Texas at Arlington - and she's my boss. When anyone asks about her credentials as a nurse (she teaches nursing now) I feel compelled to refer them to the movie to see a real nurse in action. Of course, now everyone is really curious to see the movie. I simply must find it and buy it for our school library!


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