As the crew flies to Caracas, a dashing, wealthy passenger, Miguel, charms the stewardesses with invitations to his yacht. Meanwhile another passenger, Henry Belson, suffers a heart attack, but there is no doctor on board to help out. The only hope of saving his life is to land in nearby Haiti to seek medical help. However, Haiti is a hotbed of local political unrest, reeling from tropical storms which downed trees and affected power - including the lights on the damaged runway. Colette and Ted team up to to make the dangerous trek for medical help.
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This episode takes place in October 1963. See more
The distance between Miami and Port Au Prince is 700 air miles. The pilot says they cannot land in Miami due to the hurricane. The distance between Miami and several large airports in Florida away from even a large hurricane is less than the distance to Haiti. Coupled with the high probability of a lack of medical care in Haiti vs the certainty of it in Florida, no Captain would make the decision to divert to Haiti. See more
You're letting a stewardess talk to the control tower?
Do you speak French?
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