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Hijacking description
Last updated: 28 February 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 3 August 1970
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 125
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Germany
Destination airport:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF/EDDI), Germany
Flightnumber:PA742
Narrative:
A 28-year old male passenger drew a gun and demanded to be flown to Hungary. The flight continued to Tempelhof where the hijacker was arrested by police.

Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from München-Riem Airport to Berlin-Tempelhof Airport as the crow flies is 494 km (308 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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