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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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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
Jim Byrnes ...
Duke Houston
Ken Pogue ...
Ian Pryce
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Jack Eberly
Tom McBeath ...
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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Also Known As:

Aircrash - Katastrophe beim Take Off  »

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Trivia

The aircraft is a Gallant 270, made by Gallant Aviation, a fictitious company; probably named after producer Michael O. Gallant. See more »

Goofs

Aircraft have oxygen holds only for flight crew, not for cabin and only for emergency. The masks you can see in the cabin are chemical oxygen generators, which generator oxygen only for half an hour. Normally oxygen is provided by the engines. They take air in through the engines or other intakes and compress it to give a pressurized cabin, not holding oxygen in a compartment. See more »

Quotes

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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Don't trust the vote-You could do a lot worse!
15 February 2001 | by (Oslo. Norway) – See all my reviews

Final Descent isn't an original flick.-But first and foremost a solid movie, without all the usual mistakes we're all so sick and tired of! The acting is solid. The plot and script works. The technical aspects seem credible. The outside-shots of the airplane are good. and the special effects are actually flawless. -On top of which Robert Ürich delivers a fine performance as usual. All in all:-A good version of an old idea. You won't be disappointed. I give it 4/6!


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