Air Collision

Air Collision

Air Collision is an American direct video action film directed by Liz Adams, starring Reginald VelJohnson, Jordan Ladd, and Gerald Webb. Air Collision was released from The Asylum on March 27, 2012.

Air Collision
Air Collision

After a major electromagnetic storm disrupted communications around the world, a new satellite-based airborne collision avoidance system (ACAT) air traffic control system was attacked, and debris hit the earth. The malfunctioning satellite puts all air traffic on the east coast of the United States at risk, and the area is operating in a “pilot project.”

Therefore, the two aircraft are heading towards the collision course. One is a commercial airliner carrying hundreds of passengers, and the other is Air Force One carrying President Phillips (Andy Clemens), the President of the United States and his family. ACAT began to issue wrong orders, putting both aircraft in serious danger.

In a severe electrical storm, the satellite began to fail, and debris hit densely populated areas of the United States. Dr. Antonia “Toni” Pierce (Erin Coker) encountered some debris and contacted Bob Abbot (Reginald VelJohnson), the Cleveland FAA air traffic controller. Abbot tried to prevent an imminent disaster and covered all high-level instructions to keep the plane flying. He wanted to ground all traffic.

Air Collision
Air Collision

Both commercial aircraft and Air Force One were struck by lightning, which partially paralyzed the aircraft. The damaged satellite signal caused the ACAT to cause severe damage to the escorted F-16 fighter. The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 airliner also lost two engines, but restarted before the impact. The rogue Sidewinder missiles of Air Force One also hit the converging passenger planes, and the collision of the two planes was clear at a glance. The passenger plane crashed in Cleveland.

The rescue work of the Lockheed Air Force C-130 Hercules ultimately failed to make the passengers of Air Force One safe. The electric pulse that affected the President’s aircraft killed the flight crew. The only option left was the President’s daughter (Stephanie Hullar). Lar) tried to disable the ACAT system. When the ACAT was finally overthrown, the president took control of Air Force One and brought it to the landing field in Detroit.

The main photography took place in Santa Clarita, California. Featured shots of Air Force One. In fact, the VC-25A is a Boeing 747-200B, not the 747-400 shown in the movie.

Directed by
Liz Adams

Writing Credits
Liz Adams (written by)

Cast
Reginald VelJohnson as Bob Abbot
Jordan Ladd as Lindsay Bates
Erin Coker as Dr. Antonia “Toni” Pierce
Gerald Webb as First Officer Ken Aoki
Michael Teh as Captain Roscoe Simms
Darin Cooper as Colonel Chuck Lawler
Darren Anthony Thomas as Major Eric Lewis
Andy Clemence as President Phillips
Meredith Thomas as First Lady Kimberly Phillips
Stephanie Hullar as Milani Phillips
Caryn Ward as Presidential Purser Joan Watts (credited as Caryn Ward Ross)
Aurora Perrineau as Radhika Darshan
Dave Vescio as Eli Reyher
Korey Simeone as Cody Marler
Jonathan Nation as Brent Powel
Jewel Greenberg as Carlene Wheeler
Edward L. Green as Klaus Ingram

Release Dates
USA : 27 March 2012
Japan : 3 October 2012

Also Known As
(original title) : Air Collision
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) : Въздушен сблъсък
France : Air Collision Apocalypse
Germany : Flight 23 – Air Crash
Japan : Airport 2012
Mexico : Terror en el aire
Poland (DVD title) : Niebiezpieczny lot
Poland : Zagrożenie w przestworzach
Poland (alternative title) : Lot 23
Poland (short title) : Kolizyjny kurs
Poland (TV title) : Powietrzna katastrofa
Poland (reissue title) : Lot 23 – Powietrzna kolizja
Russia : Опасный рейс
Spain : Air Force One: Amenaza en el cielo
USA : Air Collision

Filming Locations
Santa Clarita, California, USA

Music by
Chris Ridenhour

Cinematography
Stuart Brereton

Edited by
Rob Pallatina

Production Company
The Asylum

Distributed by
The Asylum

Release date
March 27, 2012 (United States)

Running time
1 hour 32 minutes

Country
United States

Language
English

Budget
£4 million

Box office
£2.56

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