The Satan Bug

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The Satan Bug theatrical movie poster.

Movie (1965)
Starring:
George Maharis (Lee Barrett)
Richard Basehart (Dr. Gregor Hoffman)
Anne Francis (Ann Williams)
Dana Andrews (Gen. Williams)
John Larkin (Dr. Leonard Michaelson)
Richard Bull (Eric Cavanaugh)

Station 3, an American germ warfare lab has created the deadliest virus in the history of mankind. Called the Satan Bug, it has a mortality rate of 100% and if unleashed could kill the entire population of the world in mere months. When thieves steal the only known sample of the Satan Bug, as well as an experimental strain of botulinus, Lee Barrett is tasked with tracking them down and recovering the viruses before they're used.

Bell 47G

Agent Reagan arrives at Station 3 in this helicopter.

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Bell 47J-2 Ranger

Army helicopter which flies Barrett, Michaelson and Cavanaugh to Station 3.

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Ainsley's helicopter is a red 47J-2 Ranger, Reg. N73202, Serial 1850, also seen in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft. It appears to be the same helicopter above repainted. Barrett takes it over midflight, throwing the pilot out, and recovers the flask of the Satan Bug, before Ainsley jumps out to his death.

Reg. N73202 Bell 47J-2 Ranger.
Reg. N73202 Bell 47J-2 Ranger.
Reg. N73202 Bell 47J-2 Ranger.
Reg. N73202 Bell 47J-2 Ranger.

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