Released in 1970. Adapted from a book by the same name. Its a prime example of pre TSA modern commercial aviation. Starring Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster, Jacqueline Bisset, , Helen Hayes, Jean Seyberg and many others. The basic plot is a mentally ill man who decides to blow his aircraft up while in the med Atlantic so his wife can collect his life insurance. The plot starts on the ground then moves into the air with scenes from the ground supporting events. Airport begat numerous sequels including several parodies.
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