Hijacking description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 18 August 1972
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:United Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Reno/Tahoe International Airport, NV (RNO/KRNO), United States of America
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), United States of America
Flightnumber: 877
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Reno/Tahoe International Airport, NV to San Francisco International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 306 km (191 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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