About the film
The Taking of Flight 847 : The Uli Derickson Story
Release Date: January 01, 1988
|Genres||:||TV Movie, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures Television, NBC|
|Producers||:||Pam Polifroni, Jay Benson, Tim Flack, David Hume Kennerly|
This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The movie chronicles the first 2 days and the aftermath.