Hijacking description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 29 June 1971
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Operator:Finnair
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denmark)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL/EFHK), Finland
Destination airport:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark
Narrative:
One hijacker. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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Distance from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to København-Kastrup Airport as the crow flies is 885 km (553 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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