Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 11 October 1972
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Lufthansa
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Frankfurt (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Narrative:
Hijacker shot and captured while moving to a car. 1 hijacker demanded money. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 1859 km (1162 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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