A Thousand Heroes

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A Thousand Heroes ★★½ Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 1992 (PG)

Based on the true story of United Airlines Flight 232 which took off on a flight from Denver to Chicago and then suffered engine explosions over Iowa. The jumbo jet crashed in a fiery explosion but some 200 people survived. 95m/C VHS . Leon Russom, John M. Jackson, Tom O'Brien, Philip Baker Hall, Richard Thomas, Charlton Heston, James Coburn; D: Lamont Johnson; W: Harve Bennett; C: William Wages; M: Charles Fox.