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Hijacking
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Samstag 19 Februar 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle
Fluggesellschaft:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 37
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ) (   Jordanien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Amman-Marka International Airport (ADJ/OJAM), Jordanien
Unfallbericht:
A male passenger, armed with a hand grenade, attempted to hijack the flight to Libya. He was overpowered by two security guards on board. The flight continued to Amman.

Informationsquelle:
» Het vr?e volk 21-02-1972


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Amman-Marka International Airport as the crow flies is 480 km (300 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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