The hunt is on
The guys get a phone call from Jerry, a former client who had poltergeist problems. He works for the airport, and they have the cockpit voice recorder for the doomed flight. In the middle of the maydays, a spooky noise cuts over the voices. The guys ask for passenger manifests, a list of survivors, and a look at the wreckage. Jerry says the last one is impossible. Not for Dean he whips up a couple of fake Homeland Security badges.
When they guys run the cockpit voice tapes through their techy despookifier, they hear a ghastly voice say "No survivors!" They resolve to question some of the survivors, starting with a guy who checked himself into a psychiatric hospital after the crash. The passenger confesses he thought he saw a man with his eyes turned black right before he ripped open the emergency exit. No mere mortal should have the strength to do that when the plane is in the air. The guys buy some black suits to better impersonate HSA agents, and con their way into the facility where the wreckage is being housed. Dean uses his homemade electromagnetic frequency reader (canabalized from an old walkman) to pinpoint an area of spookiness the emergency door handle, which is coated with sulfur. Before they can contemplate this too deeply, real HSA agents appear, and the guys run for it.
The guys figure out a demon must be behind the plane crashes. Suddenly, Jerry calls with news: the pilot of the earlier crashed flight just crashed another plane, again 40 minutes into the flight, and there's sulfur in the cockpit. The guys figure the plane-crash demon is going after all the survivors. The only survivor likely to fly again is Amanda, the flight attendant. The guys speed over to Indianapolis, whre her flight is taking off. They try to con her into not getting on the flight, but it doesn't work. They have no alternative but to get on the flight and try to stop the demon in mid-air. The only problem: Dean is terrified of flying.
Dean is having panic attacks at every bump, and Sam tries to call him down the demon will strike at anyone emotionally vulnerable. That does the trick. The guy figure the Amanda is the next natural victim, but she doesn't react when Dean tries to flush out the demon by saying the name of Christ in Latin. They eventually discover the co-pilot is the one who's possessed. With only minutes to go, they convince Amanda to lure the co-pilot back to them. They hit him with holy water and an exorcism, but that just pisses him off. The demon tells Sam he knows what happened to Jessica. Despite that taunting, Sam manages to complete the part of the exorcism that kicks the demon out of the possessed one's body, but loses the book before he can consign the demon to hell. The demon jumps into the air vent and shorts out the plane, which goes into a dive. Surrounded by screaming passengers and a hysterical Dean, Sam completes the exorcism, and the plane comes back online. They land safely.
Back at the airport, Jerry thanks the guys for their help. Dean asks how he got his number in the first place. Your dad gave it to me, he replies it's on his voicemail. The guys are shocked they've called his phone dozens of times, and it's always been out of service. They call their Dad's voicemail it's back. "This is John Winchester. I can't be reached. If this is an emergency, call my son Dean 866 907 3235. He can help."
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