About the film
airplane disaster disaster movie air marshal convicted murderer injured/dead pilot
Mayday at 40,000 Feet!
Release Date: April 29, 1977
|Slogan||:||«A crippled plane. A crazed convict...»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Action, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Andrew J. Fenady Productions, Warner Bros. Television|
|Producers||:||Marvin Paige, Mike Frankovich Jr., Andrew J. Fenady|
|Writers||:||Andrew J. Fenady, Dick Nelson, Austin Ferguson, Austin Ferguson|
The co-pilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne after a marshal onboard, transporting a murderer to prison, has a heart attack and the killer uses his gun to shoot the captain and blow out the hydraulics.