Phoenix jet airliner He is severely cross-examined by Sir Arnold Hobbes Q.C. (Gorge Sanders) and found guilty of a pilot error. The pressure mounts on Gort when Captain Judd (Peter Cushing) accuses him of bringing the aircraft in too low at Calcutta. With passenger lives at risk, Gort's daughter Charlotte (Elizabeth Seal) fights to clear her father's name by enlisting the help of Captain Dallas (Michael Craig). With time and lives of the essence, Charlotte tries to prove that more crashes could happen because of the manufacturer's flying regulations, and that her father is innocent of any negligence.