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Miracle Landing (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  11 February 1990 (USA)
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A passenger jet loses a portion of its fuselage in flight over Hawaii and is forced to make an emergency landing.

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Mimi Tompkins
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Bob Schornstheimer
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Michelle Honda (as Ana-Alicia)
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C.B. Lansing
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B.J. Cocker
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Ed Meyer, Maui Tower Supervisor
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Rick, Maui Tower Operator
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Jeff Thomas
Kathleen Bailey ...
Cindy Thomas
James Grant Benton ...
Kapali
Ray Bumatai ...
Gilbert Kili Honda
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Roy Wesler
David S. Cass Sr. ...
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Gail Kornberg
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Sonny Tompkins
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"Miss, what's that?" the kid asked the stewardess, pointing to a small crack that he noticed in celing above him. At that point, the crack widens and the entire roof of the airplane is ripped off. Based on a true story. Written by Kevin Soucy <serpent2@ix.netcom.com>

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11 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Aterrizaje milagroso  »

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In real life, an FAA air traffic controller was in the flight deck jumpseat. This was not depicted in the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, while in the simulator, a "rapid decompression" scenario is thrown at the crew. But with clearance to land AND the runway in sight, there's no way they'd be at 8,000 feet (the maximum normal airliner cabin pressure), let alone the 10,000 feet James Cromwell mentions outside the simulator. And as the plane descends toward the airport, the pressure reduces gently anyway to match the ambient air pressure of the destination. See more »

Quotes

[to a flight attendant]
David Kornberg: Excuse me! Could you...?
Gail Kornberg: What's the matter, honey?
C.B. Lansing: Is everything all right?
David Kornberg: I don't think so. Up there!
[David points to a crack on the ceiling, which expands, and a violent decompression follows, ripping a large portion of the fuselage]
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Excellent movie!
28 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie is by far one of the best in the field of the air disaster made-for-TV movies. Great visual quality, great soundtrack, excellent special effects (it isn't easy to show a 737 with portion of the roof out). It really is to wonder how that plane made it.


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