Hijacking description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 26 June 1952
Type:Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - JAT
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Airplane damage: None
Location:Foligno Airport (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zagreb/Lucko Airport (LDZL), Croatia
Destination airport:Pula Airport (PUY/LDPL), Croatia
Narrative:
Three Yugoslavs carrying revolvers took over a JAT plane in flight and forced the crew to fly to Italy.
The airplane was reported to have been YU-ABC. However, YU-ABC is also reported to have been damaged beyond repair in an accident in September 1950.


Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from Zagreb/Lucko Airport to Pula Airport as the crow flies is 179 km (112 miles).

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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