N.T.S.B.: The Crash of Flight 323 (television) Two-hour television movie; aired on ABC on March 22, 2004. The National Transportation and Safety Board investigates the fictional crash of a commuter plane in the Colorado mountains, trying to find out what went wrong, and decide whether it was mechanical failure, pilot error, or an act of terrorism. Produced by Omnibus, Inc. and Touchstone Television. Directed by Jeff Bleckner. Stars Mandy Patinkin (Al Cummings), Ted McGinley (Reese Faulkner), Eric Close (N’Tom), Kevin Dunn (Dr. Cyrus Lebow), Tyra Ferrell (Jessamyn). Originally scheduled to air in 2001, but postponed due to the World Trade Center attacks, then a later airdate in February 2003, was postponed due to the crash of the space shuttle Columbia.