An Air France airplane is hijacked by the P.L.O. due the large number of Israeli and Jewish passengers. We follow the action both with the hostages as they cope with confinement and threatened death, and the Israeli cabinet and military that must try to get them out.
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They considered every possibility - and then did the impossible !
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Did You Know?
On the one sheet poster for this movie, headshots of the main cast are shown alphabically on the bottom of the poster. However, Julius Harris' photo is placed between Linda Blair and Kirk Douglas. This had obviously been originally the slot for Godfrey Cambridge, and it must have been too late to change the artwork. Cambridge died on November 26, 1976, a mere two weeks before it was screened on ABC, and barely a month before it received an international theatrical release. See more
The aircraft is an Airbus A300, accurately depicted with the passenger cabin and exterior shots, but the flight deck is from a McDonnell Douglas DC-10, with its very distinctive autopilot console and flight engineer panel showing three engine switches (the A300 has two engines). See more
The government of Israel does not negotiate with terrorists!
The 1998 VHS release from Warner brothers cuts out 60 minutes of footage. See more
Version of Operation Thunderbolt