Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 23 April 1970
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Operator:North Central Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Pellston, MI (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pellston-Emmet County Airport, MI (PLN/KPLN), United States of America
Destination airport:Sault Ste. Marie Airport, ON (YAM/CYAM), Canada
Flightnumber: 945
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Detroit. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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Distance from Pellston-Emmet County Airport, MI to Sault Ste. Marie Airport, ON as the crow flies is 103 km (65 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.
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