A commercial pilot is forced to keep a plane aloft that was struck in midair by another plane to keep it from ripping apart even as the fuel is running out and the air and cabin pressure is dropping.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer
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Connie Phipps
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Capt. George W. Bouchard
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Duke Houston
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Ian Pryce
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Jack Eberly
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Pilot of Private Plane N9478C
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Henry Gibbons
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Lt. Col. Frank O'Hearn
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Patty
Lorraine Landry ...
Jill Zimmer
Carrie Cain-Sparks ...
Crystal Dupree (as Carrie Cain Sparks)
Aaron Joseph ...
Adam Dupree
Louva Meloche ...
Tasha
Cody Serpa ...
Freddie
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An airliner collides with a light plane just after takeoff, causing its elevators to jam in the full climb position. It will crash as soon as the fuel runs out, unless some desperate measure succeeds in bringing the nose down. Written by Anonymous

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Aircrash - Katastrophe beim Take Off  »

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Trivia

John de Lancie plays the co-pilot of the ill-fated plane accidentally hit by a small jet due to a distracted air controller. The actor would later play a distracted air controller who causes two planes to crash in one of the episodes of Breaking Bad (2008). See more »

Goofs

After the small plane N9748C takes off from runway 9R, it must be flying at or near heading 090. The controller now orders a right turn to heading 040. This would imply almost a full-circle turn, taking some time. Within seconds the ATC equipment sounds a collision alert, implying that once the turn started it put the two planes on a collision course. The controller now orders first Quest 19, then '48C, to turn right immediately, after which we see both pilots begin a right turn. See more »

Quotes

Patty: Are we going to crash?
Duke: Yeah. I'd say there's a very good chance of that.
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The Greatest Comedy Drama Ever!
26 April 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You've got to watch this movie! It is so bad it actually is great.

You've got your crazy but gutsy captain who of course is having an affair with his worn out used to be gorgeous copilot. And of course the mid air collision occurs when the captain's enemy and rivalis along for the ride to geYou've got your ex Vietnam Vet who is can't handle the pressure of another mid air collision and crash landing. Then you've got your old crazy Army Air corp buddy who is flying the chase plane and trying to well I can't tell you what he's trying to do. The plane keeps going up, up and well and then you've got your greedy and immoral corporate engineer and then you've got your Ice Station Zebra cold and then Lucky saves the bad guy from drowing so they can land the plane! aND IT DOESN'T END --- IT JUST GOES ON AND ON! You've got to watch this. It's great! YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING! DID THEY ACTUALLY SHOW THIS ON COMMERCIAL TELEVISION AND HOW IT WAS EVER SHOWN ON CABLE.


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