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

Quotes

Patty: Are we going to crash?
Duke: Yeah. I'd say there's a very good chance of that.
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Followed by Final Run (1999) See more »

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Whoa, one bomb of a film
29 May 2001 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

one of the worst films I have EVER seen, but extremely funny (not on purpose though). Every scene that contains anything to do with; aircraft, romance, script or acting is badly messed up.

I recommend this film for all pilots, it´s so bad that you should burst into laughter at some point in the film (also see Airport 79:the Concorde, for the same reason).

Anyone else, avoid this film like the plague (except for fans of B-movies, of course)

enjoy


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