Narrative:Five hijackers demanded money. Hijackers demands were accepted. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
|Date:||Tuesday 22 February 1972|
|C/n / msn:|| 20372/132|
|First flight:|| 1971-04-16 (10 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 172|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 187 |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Aden ( Yemen)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India|
|Destination airport:||Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Greece|
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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 Delhi-Palam Airport to Athens-Ellinikon International Airport as the crow flies is 4971 km (3107 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.