Hijacking
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 6 September 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 747-121
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: N752PA
Werknummer: 19656/34
Baujahr: 1970-04-10 (5 months)
Betriebsstunden:1125
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Ägypten) show on map
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Niederlande
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Flugnummer: 93
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft, carrying 153 passengers and 17 crewmembers, was hijacked by two men just after leaving Amsterdam. The flight diverted to Beirut, where 7 others boarded the plane. The aircraft was then flown to Cairo. All occupants evacuated the aircraft immediately after landing. Only minutes later, the aircraft was blown up.

Informationsquelle:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 14.09.1970 (33, 35, 36)


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Distance from Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 5805 km (3628 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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