Narrative:9 hijackers demanded to be taken to North Korea. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: 4 days.
|Date:||Tuesday 31 March 1970|
|Operator:||Japan Air Lines - JAL|
|C/n / msn:|| 19139/255|
|First flight:|| 1966-04-13 (3 years 12 months)|
|Engines:|| 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 115 |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Pyongyang-Sunan Aiport (FNJ) ( North Korea)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan|
|Destination airport:||Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF), Japan|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Fukuoka Airport as the crow flies is 876 km (547 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.