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TWA, SFO-CDG, 1987?  
User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 12
Posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

I recently watched a Roman Polanski film called "Frantic" which takes place in Paris and is about a San Francisco surgeon travelling to Paris whose wife is kidnapped within hours of their arrival. TWA flight 862 is repeatedly mentioned in the early part of the film, as SFO-CDG. Did TWA ever really operate a direct nonstop flight from San Francisco to Paris, or was flight 862 operating via JFK?
The film was made in 1987.


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User currently offlineDc863 From Denmark, joined Jun 1999, 1559 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1963 times:

In reality the flight stopped in Boston before continuing on to CDG. TWA sure got a plug in that film!

User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (12 years 6 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1888 times:

Thank you. Yes, I believe TWA's nonstop flight from BOS to CDG operated as TWA flight 810/811. It was flown with a 767-200 at that point.


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