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Falling from the Sky! Flight 174

Falling from the Sky! Flight 174

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Monday, February 20, 1995 13.2 20 2
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Disaster, True Story
  • Based On: Freefall written by William & Marilyn Hoffer
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book "Freefall" by William and Marilyn Hoffer. In 1983, Canadian World Airlines flight 174 on Route to Edmonton finds itself with only half the fuel tanks filled, due to an error by the ground crew. The captain, Bob Pearson must land the plane, a 767 jet with 63 passengers, into a deserted airstrip-- with no engines or onboard computers functioning. His years of experience and calm determination avert a potentially fatal disaster.


Production Company:

  • Pacific Motion Pictures, Hill/Fields Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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