A charter company jetliner makes an emergency landing at a small desert airstrip, blowing all of its tires and leaving a shaken flight crew. The next morning finds the pilot left guarding the plane dead and the airstrip empty of the immovable aircraft. Enter Banacek - in a chauffeur-driven jeep - to sort out the convolutions of pilots, stewardesses, old business partners and more to learn where the crippled plane has gone. Written by
Did You Know?
While talking to the desk clerk Banacek asks about someone named Hester Prynne. The clerk has no idea who he is talking about, not knowing that Prynne was the protagonist of the novel The Scarlett Letter. Banacek says this a a joke, since the owner doesn't allow women in the rooms. See more
When he's in his hotel room with Jay and Brooke, Banacek lights his cigar twice, once before he talks on the phone and then again after he hangs up, See more
No radio or TV playin' after 10 o'clock at night, no alcoholic beverages ANY time, and NO women-folks in the rooms.
Enjoy your stay!
References Circus Boy