Hijacking description
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 5 June 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denmark)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Szczecin-Goleniow Airport (SZZ/EPSC), Poland
Destination airport:Gdansk-Rebiechowo Airport (GDN/EPGD), Poland
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded political asylum. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

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Distance from Szczecin-Goleniow Airport to Gdansk-Rebiechowo Airport as the crow flies is 247 km (155 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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