Hijacking description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 April 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410
Operator:Slov-Air
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Nürnberg (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Mariánské Lázne Airport (MKA/LKMR), Czech Republic
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Germany. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Praha-Ruzyne International Airport to Mariánské Lázne Airport as the crow flies is 111 km (69 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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