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Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501 (1990)

When a passenger plane crashes after a bomb scare, there are many unanswered questions, which can only be attributed to "pilot error". The pilot's wife, Diane Halstead, is convinced her ... See full summary »

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Philip Saville

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E. Arthur Kean
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cheryl Ladd ... Diane Halstead
Jeffrey DeMunn ... Scott Cody
Frederick Coffin ... Wes Goddard
Peter Jurasik ... Bob Stanton
Jim Metzler ... Spense Zolman
Jeff McCarthy ... Chet Harmon
Moira Walley-Beckett ... Pamela Hayes (as Moira Walley)
Doug Sheehan ... Greg Halstead
Ray Blunk Ray Blunk ... Switzer
Paula Preston Paula Preston ... Dixie
Gregory Feith Gregory Feith ... Co-Pilot Pasco (as Greg Feith)
Jamie Horton ... Agent Bryce
Sheila Ivy Traister ... Georgia Kimm
Stephen West Stephen West ... Nickerson
John Rayburn John Rayburn ... Sen. Charleston
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When a passenger plane crashes after a bomb scare, there are many unanswered questions, which can only be attributed to "pilot error". The pilot's wife, Diane Halstead, is convinced her husband could never have caused the disaster, but nobody will listen to her. Written by Rob Hartill

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When disaster strikes everybody pays... For one woman the price was too high.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aftermath See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Greg Feith (Co-Pilot Pasco) is a real-life NTSB investigator who was involved in several major air accident investigation. He was later made Investigator in Charge of the NTSB's Go Team from 1993 to 2001. See more »

Goofs

When the pilot's wife returns home after his death, the answering machine shows 1 message waiting. When she hits the play button 2 messages play. See more »

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A Fictional Account of a Plane Crash!
17 January 2009 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

It's a television film with Cheryl Ladd as the pilot's wife. She is happily married but she and her husband want a child. Their only child died as an infant. In this film, her husband and airline pilot are carrying a load of passengers from Washington-Baltimore to Kansas City but something happens. Nobody knows quite for sure about the cause of the accident but the pilot, a passenger, and a golden retriever survive the crash. Diane, Ladd's character, is convinced that her husband shouldn't be blamed for the crash and is determined to set him free regardless of the press, airline, and the authorities seeking somebody to blame and fault for the loss of lives. It's not a bad film but it's not great and Cheryl gives it her all and proves that she's not just another pretty actress.


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