Narrative:The Friendship, with 32 on board, was hijacked on January 30. Three days later, both hijackers set the plane afire.
|Date:||Tuesday 2 February 1971|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 100|
|C/n / msn:|| 10171|
|First flight:|| 1961|
|Total airframe hrs:||21091|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Lahore Airport (LHE) (Pakistan)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Srinagar Airport (SXR/VISR), India|
|Destination airport:||Jammu-Satwari Airport (IXJ/VIJU), India|
» Willem Wendt
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 Srinagar Airport to Jammu-Satwari Airport as the crow flies is 143 km (90 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.