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
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Cindy Thomas
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Kapali
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Gilbert Kili Honda
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Roy Wesler
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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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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 »

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The blood stains on the man with a piece of plastic stuck on his face change between two continuous shots. See more »

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Doug Torbel: How about a beer?
Michelle Honda: Sure, what would you like. Uh, light or regular?
Doug Torbel: No, no! I mean, when we get back to O'ahu!
[Michelle laughs]
Doug Torbel: I thought you'd join me for one.
Michelle Honda: [smiling] No, I... I don't think so. Thanks.
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An excellent movie about a real life air disaster
12 November 2001 | by (Newark, NJ) – See all my reviews

I wish people would stop writing comments about how stupid or unbelievable the endings to movies like this are. This movie was about a REAL EVENT, and people are writing reviews about how the title gave away the ending, or how there were too many scenes of the pilot getting her hair mussed in the wind. This movie tried, to the best of their ability, to recreate a real disaster. I think that they did an excellent job with this movie. No small detail was left out. They even tried to use, word for word, what was said between the pilots and the air traffic controllers.


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