A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been trying to revive the American economy by causing a war in the Balkans. He plans to show it to both sides in the hopes of ending the situation. However, Secret Service agents hijack the Concorde he is on and kill the pilots. It's up to an Air Force officer, nicknamed "Washout" because he can't fly a plane, to land the Concorde. Written by
The fate of a nation rests on the courage of one man.
Did You Know?
The interior of the aircraft in the movie in very wide, whereas Concorde was a notably narrow-bodied airplane. Also, the cockpit of Concorde was full of instruments and dials and switches, but in the movie, the cockpit is quite spartan and does not include a flight engineer's seat or control panel, like Concorde had. See more