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Non hull-loss
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 19 November 1968
Zeit:10:48
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-324C
Fluggesellschaft:Continental Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N17325
Werknummer: 19177/513
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 63
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 70
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:über dem Gunnison, CO (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flug nach:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), USA
Unfallbericht:
While descending through FL240 towards Denver, an explosion occurred in the lavatory, followed by a fire. A safe emergency landing was carried out.
The passenger, seen leaving the lavatory just before the explosion, was arrested by the FBI.

Informationsquelle:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to Denver International Airport, CO as the crow flies is 1376 km (860 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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.
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