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Hijacking description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Friday 13 July 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lisunov Li-2T
Operator:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Registration: HA-LIG
C/n / msn: 18426601
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: None
Location:Ingolstadt Air Base (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungary
Destination airport:Szombathely Airport (LHSY), Hungary
Narrative:
Seven hijackers demanded to be taken to West Germany.

Sources:
» Albin Szuromi
» E-mail Ivan Rado, 15-2-2007


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Distance from Budapest-Ferihegy Airport to Szombathely Airport as the crow flies is 197 km (123 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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