Sifting through the wreckage of two jumbo jets, Bill Smith, chief investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, uncovers a strange device. Mysterious clues and the cryptic warning of flight attendant Louise lead to a startling discovery.
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It gets an extra star just for weird charm. Travanti does a great job as a nerd. Cheryl Ladd is sexy and funny. The problem is Kristofferson, who really shouldn't be given any complex emotions to handle. Like when he remembers being on the plane.
Actually I liked much about the movie, but there is a whole section halfway through that repeats all that we saw in the beginning with only minor changes that seem pointless and the film itself is not more impressive than it could have passed as a direct-to-TV feature. Devoted science fiction fans could get some kicks out of it though.