There are many well-known air disaster movies. Airport and its sequels come instantly to mind, as does the Abrahams/Zucker Brothers genre parody Airplane! Here are three lesser known movies from earlier decades, when the air disaster genre was considered still to be in its infancy. If you thought those air disaster stereotypes were old hat in 1970, wait until you see these.
Short reviews for three air disaster movie classics: Broken Journey, The Crowded Sky and Fate is the Hunter.