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?
Baltazar's (the fish that plays Hugo's only companion in the tower) aquarium belonged to the Director and was flown in from Lisbon. When the Art Department was doing the "put back", the tower crew, who liked it so much, asked if they could keep it. Baltazar now lives with them. See more