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Last updated: 23 September 2018
Fecha:miércoles 8 marzo 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-331
Operador:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registración: N761TW
Numéro de série: 17673/69
Año de Construcción: 1959
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT4A-12
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
A bomb exploded in the right rear part of the cockpit while the aircraft was parked. Earlier someone had demanded USD 2.000.000 from TWA, threatening to blow up TWA aircraft.

» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» NRC Handelsblad 09.03.1972


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