Narrative: 22 hijackers demanded to be taken to Germany. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
|Date:||04 JAN 1949|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||München-Riem Airport (MUC) (Germany)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Pécs/Pogany Airport (LHPP), Hungary|
|Destination airport:||Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungary|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pécs/Pogany Airport to Budapest-Ferihegy Airport as the crow flies is 177 km (111 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.