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Last updated: 24 October 2016
Datum:Dienstag 31 März 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-89
Fluggesellschaft:Japan Air Lines - JAL
Kennzeichen: JA8315
Werknummer: 19139/255
Baujahr: 1966-04-13 (4 years)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 115
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Pyongyang-Sunan Aiport (FNJ) (   Nordkorea)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Flug nach:Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF), Japan
9 hijackers demanded to be taken to North Korea. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: 4 days.



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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 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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