A Boeing 747 full of passengers is on its scheduled route from Australia to California, but soon events unfold to make this flight far from normal. A sadistic psychopath, intent on dreadful revenge, has hidden a time bomb armed with deadly nerve gas deep inside the aircraft's cargo hold. And now time is running out! Pilot John Prescott (Jack Wagner) commands in the air. On the ground, working out the logistics for survival, are crack team of FBI agents assisted by the Australian police force. Now the tense battle is on the prevent a horrific mid-air catastrophe!