Hijacking
Last updated: 31 August 2014
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 15 September 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 707
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 56
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 63
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flug nach:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Unfallbericht:
While en route over Salinas, a passenger pulled a handgun and demanded to be flown to North Korea. After landing in San Francisco 35 passengers were released. A security guard, on the plane as a passenger, than drew his gun and shot and injured the hijacker.

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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to San Francisco International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 540 km (337 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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