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  • The husband of aviation engineer Kyle Pratt has just died in Berlin. Now she is flying back to New York with his coffin and their six-year-old daughter Julia. Three hours into the flight Kyle awakens to find that Julia is gone! It's a big double-decker plane, so very concerned mother has a lot of territory to cover in order to find her daughter. But as Kyle fights to discern the truth, she takes matters into her own hands.

    - Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}
  • Berlin based David Pratt has just died from a fall off the roof of his apartment building. There is uncertainty whether his death was accidental or a suicide. His wife, aircraft propulsion engineer Kyle Pratt, and their six year old daughter Julia Pratt, are in grief and under emotional trauma from the incident. They are flying his body back from Berlin to New York for the burial. Aboard the Alto Airlines jumbo jet flight, Julia goes missing following an extended nap by Kyle. As Julia has a tendency to wander off, Kyle initially believes she has done so again and will be found easily. However no one remembers ever seeing Julia on board, including the flight attendants. As the flight attendants look for her, the entire flight crew and Kyle learn that there is no record of her ever been on board - no boarding pass, no name on the official manifest, and no extra person on the official head count conducted by the flight attendant prior to her supposed disappearance. Further information from Berlin comes to light that Julia could never have been on board. Kyle is certain that someone on board has taken her and that someone with the airline who could alter official flight records is also involved in her disappearance. Kyle's increasing rantings put her at direct odds with the inconvenienced passengers, the flight attendants (who previously admitted that they have their favorite and not so favorite passengers, Kyle who now falls into the latter category), but most specifically Captain Rich and Sky Marshal Carson, whose foremost goal is the safety of all passengers. With a detailed knowledge of aircraft design, Kyle believes she has an upper hand in finding Julia if only someone would believe her and let her search. Or is the trauma from David's death playing games with her mind so that she would be searching for someone who no longer exists?

    - Written by Huggo
  • A grieving mother (Kyle) and daughter (Julia) are flying in a plane she helped create, from Berlin to New York with the daughters very recently deceased father in a casket below deck, Kyle awakens from a nap and Julia has vanished! The passengers and flight crew don't recall her boarding the plane and things start to get interesting! Will Kyle find her daughter or will she start to accept the truth?

    - Written by pinkustink12
  • Kyle has just gone through the trauma of losing her husband who jumped off the roof of their apartment building in Berlin. Now, she and her six year old daughter Julia are flying his casket back to the United States on a plane she helped design. About 3 hours into the flight, Kyle wakes up from a nap to find Julia missing and no one remembers ever seeing her. The flight crew begin to search the plane until the Captain comes back with information that when her husband jumped, he took Julia with him. As Kyle fights to discern the truth, she takes matters into her own hands.

    - Written by The M Continuum
  • A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.

    - Written by AdventFilms


Kyle Pratt (Jodie Foster) is a propulsion engineer based in Berlin, Germany. Her husband David (John Benjamin Hickey) died from falling off the roof of an avionic manufacturing building...

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