Hijacking description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 21 February 1931
Type:Ford Tri-Motor
Operator:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: None
Location:Arequipa Airport (AQP) (   Peru)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Arequipa-Rodriguez Ballon Airport (AQP/SPQU), Peru
Narrative:
After landing, the aircraft was immediately surrounded by armed revolutionary soldiers. They demanded to be flown to another destination but the pilot refused.
The stand-off continued for 10 days. On March 2, the soldiers abruptly informed the pilot that their revolution had been successful. They let him go, in return for giving one of them a lift into Lima.


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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