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Pilot Error (2020)

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An Air Paris jet is missing at the bottom of the Atlantic. When Investigative reporter Nicola Wilson's newspaper editors refuse to assign her the story, she quits to find out what caused the accident that took the lives of 212 passengers.


Joe Anderson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Thomsen Kate Thomsen ... Nicola Wilson
Robert Cicchini ... Philippe
Larry Herron ... Rob
Jennifer Jelsema ... Carol Richard
Richard Riehle ... Roy Grimm
Deborah Staples Deborah Staples ... Helene
Michael Brian Ogden Michael Brian Ogden ... Martin
Craig Powers Craig Powers ... Retired Pilot
Susan Ericksen Susan Ericksen ... Expert Witness
Julia Glander Julia Glander ... Nicola Wilson's Mom
Alex Leydenfrost Alex Leydenfrost ... Jacques
Jacqui Bernhardt Jacqui Bernhardt ... Dana
Amy McFadden ... Patty
Kimberly Harsch ... Plumb's Clerk
Diana VanWesep Diana VanWesep ... Travel Agent


Investigative reporter Nicola Wilson is determined to find out why a jet headed from South America to Paris disappeared in the Atlantic, taking her close friend and 211 other passengers with it. How can a plane just disappear? As Nicola digs deeper and deeper into this mystery, she puts her job, friends and very livelihood on the the line. Even though she knows nothing about aviation, refuses to fly and doesn't speak French, Nicola quickly uncovers astonishing details about the missing flight. Was it preventable? Has it happened before? Could it happen again? And was it PILOT ERROR? Written by Roger Rapoport

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In the most interconnected world in history it's never been easier to hide the truth.


Drama | Mystery | News


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Compelling story
9 November 2014 | by witz-2See all my reviews

I had never heard about this crash, or this story before this movie. We know that planes crash from time to time. Planes disappearing don't happen as often though. There were over 200 people on this flight. I am not sure why this didn't get the same national and international media coverage that the missing Malaysia Air flight got earlier this (2014)year.

The story has a good deal of interesting twists. Not the least of which is that the lead character, Nikola, feels guilty about the disappearance of her friend on this flight because of Nikola's own fear of flying that put her friend on this flight in the first place. I liked the device (with the escalator) that they used each time that Nikola did NOT get on her flight.

There are some technical errors and shortcomings in the production value. The film was made with a very limited budget and crew compared to Hollywood type of films. This is, however, a nice step forward in their (Producers) second release.

Set aside the production glitches and you will experience a very good movie with an extremely compelling story and items of import to today's flying public.

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2 January 2020 (USA) See more »

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