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5th May '18 12:56:30 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. In "4C", while flying out of the country for his TenMinuteRetirement, John Reese discovers that the Machine has [[ManipulativeBastard arranged for him to be on the airplane]] with the next VictimOfTheWeek. Team Machine have to identify and neutralize a CarnivalOfKillers sent to bump him off.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. In "4C", while flying out of the country for his TenMinuteRetirement, John Reese discovers that the Machine has [[ManipulativeBastard arranged for him to be on the airplane]] with the next VictimOfTheWeek. [[VictimOfTheWeek Number]]. Team Machine have to identify and neutralize a CarnivalOfKillers sent to bump him the Number off.
5th May '18 12:56:07 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. In "4C", while flying out of the country for his TenMinuteRetirement, John Reese discovers that the Machine has [[ManipulativeBastard arranged for him to be on the airplane]] with the next VictimOfTheWeek. Team Machine have to identify and neutralize a CarnivalOfKillers sent to bump him off.
12th Mar '18 6:00:16 AM yisfidri
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* The TropeNamer is the Creator/AgathaChristie novel first published in 1935. This might also be the TropeMaker. Memorably features ''Poirot'' as a possible suspect (according to the jury).

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* The TropeNamer is the Creator/AgathaChristie novel ''Literature/DeathInTheClouds'' first published in 1935. This might also be the TropeMaker. Memorably features ''Poirot'' as a possible suspect (according to the jury).
19th Feb '18 8:30:04 PM mlsmithca
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* Occurs in ''Radio/CabinPressure''.
** Kinda. The only death on board is totally explicable, having had a heart attack after being frightened by Arthur with a fire-extinguisher. The more traditional use of this trope concerns a theft rather than a murder.

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* Occurs In the ''Radio/CabinPressure'' episode "Paris", a bottle of Talisker whiskey goes missing in ''Radio/CabinPressure''.
** Kinda. The
flight, with the only death on board is totally explicable, having had a heart attack after possible thieves being frightened by Arthur with a fire-extinguisher. The more traditional use of this trope concerns a theft rather than a murder.the lone passenger and the four crew members.



* ''VideoGame/{{Murder on the Zinderneuf}}'', an early Creator/ElectronicArts game originally for UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers, begins with a randomly selected victim taking a 5000-foot plunge off the titular zeppelin into the Atlantic Ocean. The player has twelve game hours to interrogate the fifteen surviving passengers and figure out why.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Murder on the Zinderneuf}}'', ''VideoGame/MurderOnTheZinderneuf'', an early Creator/ElectronicArts game originally for UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers, begins with a randomly selected victim taking a 5000-foot plunge off the titular zeppelin into the Atlantic Ocean. The player has twelve game hours to interrogate the fifteen surviving passengers and figure out why.
29th Dec '17 8:10:30 AM JackG
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* Likewise in ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' episode "Rise", with the protagonists confined to the cabin of a SpaceElevator as it ascends into the upper atmosphere.
25th Dec '17 8:30:59 AM Andyroid
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* ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigationsMilesEdgeworth'' has one of these.

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* ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigationsMilesEdgeworth'' has one of these.a murder mystery occur on an airplane in the second case, "Turnabout Airlines".
8th Nov '17 5:21:15 AM JackG
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* ''Series/GetSmart''. In "Closely Watched Planes", Maxwell Smart manages to lose the courier he's protecting on an airplane in mid-flight. DaChief is not amused, and puts Max on the next flight so he can solve the mystery or become the next victim.
3rd Oct '17 6:04:07 AM JackG
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* RecycledInSpace in the ''Series/BlakesSeven'' episode "Mission to Destiny". The crew of the Liberator come across a space freighter with its pilot murdered, the controls sabotaged, and the crew all unconscious. The Liberator has to take the freighter's valuable cargo to its destination, while Avon and Cally stay to help with repairs and (of course) solve the mystery.
4th Nov '16 11:01:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* In "Mr. Series/{{Monk}} and the Airplane". The murder occurred at the airport, but Monk was on the plane with the murderer and only had as long as the flight lasted to solve the crime. It turns out that actually, there WAS a murder on the plane. The flight attendant unknowingly got rid of the evidence.

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* ''Series/{{Monk}}'': In "Mr. Series/{{Monk}} Monk and the Airplane". The murder occurred at the airport, but Monk was on the plane with the murderer and only had as long as the flight lasted to solve the crime. It turns out that actually, there WAS a murder on the plane. The flight attendant unknowingly got rid of the evidence.
15th Sep '16 6:50:39 PM probiewankenobi
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** In the pilot episode, "Yankee White", the murder occurs on Air Force One--which adds the question of how someone managed to kill someone with the Secret Service all over the place.
** The episode "Jet Lag" started out as "keep the federal witness from getting murdered" but added "find out who killed that flight's Air Marshall" to the to-do-before-the-flight-lands list.

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** In the pilot episode, "Yankee White", "[[Recap/NCISS01E01 Yankee White]]", the murder occurs on Air Force One--which adds the question of how someone managed to kill someone with the Secret Service all over the place.
** The episode "Jet Lag" "[[Recap/NCISS07E13 Jet Lag]]" started out as "keep the federal witness from getting murdered" but added "find out who killed that flight's Air Marshall" to the to-do-before-the-flight-lands list.
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