A bomb is planted on board an airplane, with an altitude-sensitive trigger. It will explode when the plane descends through the altitude of 5,000 feet, unless the ransom demanded is paid.
A madman, a bomb, and a crowded jetliner - in a skyful of drama and suspense!
Did You Know?
The script contains a few elements of Rod Serling's script for the twilight zone episode "The Odyssey of flight 33". See more
The opening credits show a Boeing 707 making a landing approach, then the shot cuts to the landing gear of a B-52 touching the runway. See more
[the pilot has just landed the plane, and the bomb didn't go off
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Denver. Altitude 5,300 feet above sea level... And thanks be to God for every foot of it.
Referenced in Call Me Mr. Brown