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Miracle Landing (1990)

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
Jeff Allin ...
Jeff Thomas
Kathleen Bailey ...
Cindy Thomas
James Grant Benton ...
Kapali
Ray Bumatai ...
Gilbert Kili Honda
Glenn Cannon ...
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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Based on a true story. See more »

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On the visual approach to Hilo, they are cleared to land on runway 8. The plane lands on runway 2. See more »

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Michelle Honda: [Tui's too big for the seat belt] Can I help you?
Tui: I'm not sure. Do you have a bigger seat?
Michelle Honda: [giggles] Not exactly, but I think I can get you a belt extension.
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This movie is NOT stupid.
10 October 2003 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that I actually never watched the movie, but I wanted to add some facts to franzi775's post, since it's some sort of misinformation.

Miracle Landing is based on a true accident, like already said by other comments, and covers the story of flight 243 of Aloha Airlines.

Indeed, sudden explosive decompression CAN lead to a complete loss of an aircraft, but it MUST not! Besides Aloha 243 there are some similar accidents that did end up *quite* fortunately, e.g. United flight 801, 10 months later.

Thus... the movie is realistic, rather than stupid! Sorry, but had to set things right.


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