An Air France airplane is hijacked by the PLO 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.
David Carroll <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They considered every possibility - and then did the impossible !
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Did You Know?
was selected to the play the role of General Idi Amin Dada, but died on the set from a heart attack early in the filming. Julius Harris
took over the part. 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
What are you reading?
You read that one in Tel Aviv!
Um-hum, I know. But fortunately, I have just gotten older and absent-minded enough to have forgotten who the murderer is!
The 1998 VHS release from Warner brothers cuts out 60 minutes of footage. See more
Version of Operation Thunderbolt