This sci-fi drama of human contact with alien visitors begins with a dawn flight, from the scientist heroine’s house, aboard a Sikorsky S-61 to the military camp in
There’s a Black Hawk parked at the base, while Chinook transports haul cargo and supplies to the UFO landing site.
Chinooks appear in the background of several later scenes.
In a crisis of paranoid confrontation, three Apache helicopters chase away the departing spaceship.
For the final evacuation, two Chinooks are waiting, on the ground, with rotors turning.