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Non hull-loss
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 19 noviembre 1968
Hora:10:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-324C
Operador:Continental Air Lines
Registración: N17325
Numéro de série: 19177/513
Año de Construcción: 1966
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 63
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 70
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:sobre Gunnison, CO (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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