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Hijacking
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Fecha:martes 17 marzo 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: N8925E
Numéro de série: 45840/117
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 68
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 73
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:EA1320
Descripción:
A passenger on board the shuttle service from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) could not pay his fare. He pulled a gun and went to the flight deck. A struggle ensued and the hijacker shot both pilots. He also sustained wounds in the chest himself. The copilot died, but the captain managed to land the plane safely at Boston. The hijacker was arrested by police.

Fuentes:
» Capt. Cody Diamond (E-mail, 8-4-2010)
» Ludington Daily News - Mar 18, 1970


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA as the crow flies is 320 km (200 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.
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