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Hijacking description
Last updated: 5 December 2016
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Date:Wednesday 19 August 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 14
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:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Bornholm (   Denmark)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport, Poland
Destination airport:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland
Narrative:
5 hijackers demanded to be taken to Denmark. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 291 km (182 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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