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Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama  -  24 February 1992 (USA)
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Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, ... See full summary »

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Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to prepare for the event. Written by Roald Pettersen

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In 1988, Sioux City Iowa organized a revolutionary "Disaster Preparedness Program." On July 19th, 1989, they needed every trick in the book.

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24 February 1992 (USA)  »

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A Thousand Heroes  »

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When the airplane is shown crashing, the real crash of the real flight 232 is shown as shot by amateur camera See more »

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The pilot of the small jet calls the tower "412 ready for takeoff" but the plane is actually taxiing through the transient parking just north-west of the tower, nowhere hear a runway and nowhere near takeoff. See more »

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Al Haynes: [over the P.A] Okay, folks. Brace! Brace! Brace!
Chris Porter: 232, looking good, Sir! And be advised that there is nothing but open field at the end of the runway, so roll-out will *not* be a problem!
Al Haynes: 232, Roger. Ease the power back now. Left turns. Left turns. Easy... Too fast!
GPWS: Whoop! Whoop! Pull up! Glideslope!
Bill Records: Left... left... left...
Al Haynes: Your nose...
GPWS: Whoop! Whoop! Pull up! Glideslope!
Bill Records: Left! Left! Left!
Al Haynes: Too fast!
GPWS: Whoop! Whoop! Pull up! Glideslope!
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References Emergency! (1972) See more »

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True story
18 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I was one of those who responded to this plane crash (as an amateur radio operator for emergency services), it is a very true story. The level of effort put forth by the volunteers, and other personel was amazing. Most other cities would have been in serious trouble to have this sort of thing happen. The movie is highly recommended.


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