Hijacking
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 25 August 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Fluggesellschaft:Yemen Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Kuwait International Airport (KWI) (   Kuwait)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Taiz-Al Janad Airport (TAI/ODTZ), Yemen
Flug nach:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker forced the crew to fly to Kuwait. A refueling stop was made in Djibouti. The hijacker surrendered in Kuwait. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Taiz-Al Janad Airport to Asmara International Airport as the crow flies is 587 km (367 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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