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Hijacking
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 16 September 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 24
Fluggesellschaft:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
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Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX), Ägypten
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
A hijacking in Egypt was foiled when a passenger drew a dagger and gun, demanding to be flown to Saudi Arabia. He was overpowered by the security guard on board the flight.

Informationsquelle:
» Nieuwsblad van het Noorden 18-09-1970


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Luxor Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 508 km (318 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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