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Final Descent (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  12 October 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer
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Connie Phipps
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Capt. George W. Bouchard
Jim Byrnes ...
Duke Houston
Ken Pogue ...
Ian Pryce
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Jack Eberly
Tom McBeath ...
Pilot of Private Plane N9478C
Kevin McNulty ...
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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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

When Questair is taking off, you can clearly see the word 'Canadian' on the side of the plane. See more »

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Glen "Lucky" Singer: I don't want to hear any more about the Internet. I HATE the Internet.
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Followed by Final Run (1999) See more »

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User Reviews

Not that bad at all
27 November 2003 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

Now granted, if you are one of those types that complain because your ice water was served cold and wet you might not like this. But if you go into with the knowledge you are not in some USC film class, you can enjoy a lazy afternoon watching this.

Urich is his usual engaging self. This actor while in some pretty broad roles always managed to keep his performance low key.

He does so as the pilot of this doomed plane. There is a question of potentially sacrificing the lives of some to save the others, a nice little addition to your standard disaster movie.


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