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
Stephen E. Miller ...
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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12 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Aircrash - Katastrophe beim Take Off  »

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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

The pilot asks the tower to call out the altitude because he doesn't trust his instruments, however all readings the tower can see come from his instruments relayed through a transponder to their secondary radar screen. See more »

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Mrs. Singer: Glen Singer you are just flat-out "lucky".
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Followed by Final Run (1999) See more »

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Predictable but watchable film.
26 March 2000 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

I like Robert Ulrich a lot so that may influence my opinion. I expected to be bored but was not. The acting was good. There's always a temptation to go over the top in these types of films but it didn't happen here. The snippets of the passengers were blessedly short and the emphasis stayed on trying to save the plane. The technical stuff was believable.


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