Hijacking description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 5 April 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Viscount
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Yogyakarta (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Surabaya Airport (SUB/WARR), Indonesia
Destination airport:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesia
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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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.
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