Hijacking description
Last updated: 1 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 17 April 1972
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 92
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), United States of America
Destination airport:Annette Island Airport, AK (ANN/PANT), United States of America
Flightnumber:1861
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Egypt. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA to Annette Island Airport, AK as the crow flies is 1053 km (658 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.
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