Hijacking description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 July 1972
Type:unknown
Operator:Union de Transportes Aériens - UTA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP), Cote d'Ivoire
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Narrative:
One hijacker. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 4873 km (3045 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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