SST: Death Flight

SST – Death Flight ABC Friday Night Movie “Death Flight” was made for the popcorn crowd and makes its mark. – Misty Rowe may be the project’s saving grace.


SST – Death Flight was not only Misty Rowe’s first Movie Of Week it was also Billy Crystal’s. Also starring Regis Philbin, Burgis Merridith, Lorne Greene, Doug Mc Clure, Bert Convy, Peter Graves, Barbara Anderson, Season Mubley, Tina Louise and Brock Peters.

SST Death Flight (aka SST: Disaster in the Sky, Flight of the Maiden and Death Flight) is a 1977 American made-for-television air disaster film directed by David Lowell Rich. Produced by ABC Circle Films, the film featured an all-star ensemble television cast. SST Death Flight capitalized on the popularity of 1970s aircraft disaster films, this time with a crippled supersonic transport (SST) aircraft that is refused permission to land due to the threat of spreading a deadly strain of influenza.

SST: Death Flight premiered on ABC as the Friday Night Movie on February 25, 1977 and subsequently went into syndication as SST: Disaster in the Sky.