Heroism in the Sky: United Flight 232

Chopin Theatre Mainstage - 1543 W. Division Ave., Chicago, IL 60642

United Flight 232
United Flight 232

On July 19, 1989, United Flight 232, a DC-10 heading for O’Hare carrying nearly 300 passengers and crew members suffers a catastrophic engine failure — and is paralyzed mid-air.

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Start Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
End Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: varies by date
Location: Chopin Theatre Mainstage – 1543 W. Division Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
Cost: $21 – $24.50 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)

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For 44 terrifying minutes, the aircraft makes its emergency descent, ultimately crash-landing at Sioux Gateway Airport in Iowa. To the astonishment of all who witnessed the event, 184 passengers and crew survived this harrowing ordeal. A powerful drama that explores real-life heroism and celebrates human ingenuity in the face of overwhelming challenges, United Flight 232 returns to the stage of Chicago’s Chopin Theatre Mainstage.

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