A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a regular flight from Phoenix to Dallas. Shortly after take-off, two of his aides, traveling as ordinary passengers, take control of the flight and free him. He demands 20 million dollars in bonds upon landing. And a sick passenger, bad weather or mechanical problems won't stop him.
Trapped at 26,000 feet!
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Supposed to be a Boeing 767, but a Boeing 737 and a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar were also used for various scenes. See more
There's a lot of innocent people on this plane.
Hope the authorities appreciate that.