Starflight One: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)

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  • Starflight One Alternative
  • Starflight: The Flight That Didn't Return Alternative
  • Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land Alternative


Sci-Fi, drama, thriller. Theatrical release version of a TV film. Starflight One is the first 'hypersonic' commercial passenger plane and it can make the flight from New York to London in a mere four hours. On its maiden flight, a minor disaster happens, resulting in the plane leaving the Earth's atmosphere and orbiting around the globe. A lack of heat-resistant tiling stops the plane from simply returning in the atmosphere. With oxygen and time running out, the crew of the plane and the crew on the ground must find out a way to bring back the plane and its passengers to safety.

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