In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?

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    Well, it was most likely one of the two terrorists revealed at the end. And how? Like you said with some kind of poisoned dart, likely shot from a little blowgun kind of thing.
    – Napoleon Wilson
    May 30, 2014 at 10:25
  • Yeah but they were not in toilet. The old lady and Jen were the only one to go to toilet. May 30, 2014 at 10:51
  • Hmm, true. Well, maybe that's just one of the smaller inconsistencies this nevetheless great movie had in its overall plot. But I'd be happy to hear an actual answer for this.
    – Napoleon Wilson
    May 30, 2014 at 10:54
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    @tintinmj (quote: The old lady and Jen were the only ones to go to the toilet.) Is that really true? It's only what Neeson's Marks can confirm given second-hand information. The old woman said she saw the stewardess Jen go into the toilet, but shortly after that either terrorist could have gone in. All anyone would need is a second, and given Marks was shown opening locked toilets with a simple instrument (pen?) there's no reason a terrorist couldn't have done it just as easily.
    – rbsite
    May 30, 2014 at 12:33
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    It was the pilot being shot. I think the whole point of the hole in the toilet wall was to make Jen a suspect and add tension to the story. Strange thing is that the other guy dying from the same poisson did die after 10 minutes, which suggests that the pilot also was shot 10 minutes before. Which might make Jen a suspect again (or the old lady), would be a plot twist of a plot twist if the terrorist were working for her :P
    – invalid_id
    Jul 11, 2014 at 11:35

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The only explanation besides it being a hole in the movie, is that the poison darts have a very long delay time (20-25 minutes). This opens a large gap of time where the ex soldier could have used the toilet before the old lady, and shot the pilot.

The movie doesn't show who uses the toilet before the old lady, just after to make Jen a suspect.


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