Based on a true story, a young man is manning the control tower of a very small airport in the Azores when he makes contact with a plane flying blind with radio and other control issues. At the helm is an older Scottish man and it is clear that he will not have the fuel needed to make it to this airport, which is his nearest. Sea rescue efforts are launched but seem futile given the odds, leaving the two men in voice contact for the remainder of his flight. Written by
bob the moo
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Did You Know?
The film was shot over 3 days in a real control tower, during its non-operating hours. During the shoot, a plane actually got in touch with the tower during a take. Fortunately, one of the real air traffic controllers was always with the film crew. See more