Approved | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An airline executive refuses to believe that pilot error, by his friend, caused a fatal crash and persists in looking for another reason.
Rod Taylor was made to look older in the present time scenes so that he looks his actual age during the wartime flashbacks.
Capt. Jack Savage:
When your number's up, why fight it, right? And if its not, why worry about it?
The aircraft used for this movie - cobbled together from a Douglas propeller airliner - would be impossibly tail heavy with tail-mounted engines. The wings are too far forward. If it managed to achieve flight, it would instantly stall and crash.