When a plane traveling from Montreal to Edmonton runs out of fuel due to a tragic miscalculation, its crew and passengers panic and brace for the worst. Captain Bob Pearson and First Officer Maurice Quintal scramble to search for a serviceable landing site in order to avert disaster in this adaptation of a true story.
This documentary, chronicles the first 50 years of flight, from the Wright Brothers first flight in 1903 to 1953. It includes interviews with an original mechanic who worked in their bicycle shop and a wide range of other pioneers such as Frank Long, Igor Sikorsky, Glen Martin, Alan Lockheed, Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, LeRoy Grumman, Robert Gross Connie and Wellwood Beel.
A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a commercial flight that's intended to depart from Phoenix for New York. Shortly after taking off, two of his aides, disguised as ordinary passengers, seize control of the flight and free him. He demands 20 million dollars in bonds upon the plane's landing, and a sick passenger, bad weather, and mechanical problems can't stop him.
Marc's life goes into a state of free fall when he develops feelings for his male police partner, Kay. Torn between the life he knows so well and the exhilaration of this new adventure, Marc finds his world rapidly spinning out of control. "Free Fall" is a moving portrayal of what happens when life plans crumble and there is no way left to fulfill the needs of the people you love.
We take flight safety entirely for granted. Should we be so casual? Every plane that lifts off has to negotiate many hazards to arrive at its destination safely, from the increasingly crowded airspace around every major airport, to adverse weather, not to mention technical failures. The fact that accidents are so few is due to the professionalism of the people who have your flight in their hands.
When disgraced flight crash investigator Sofia Gilchrist's brother dies in a plane crash, she breaks protocol and secretly begins investigating the crash. She soon discovers a potential terrorist plot to take down the plane, but finds no one will listen to her. Suspecting a cover-up, Sofia finds herself in a dangerous conflict with her boss and investigative partner.
A 747 traveling from Athens to Washington DC is hijacked by a group of terrorists. They claim it's to force the government to release their leader, but covert intelligence man David Grant doesn't believe it.