Hijacking
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Datum:zaterdag 20 oktober 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-287C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registratie: LV-JNE
Constructienummer: 20408/265
Bouwjaar: 1970-09-11 (3 years 1 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 57
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Yacuiba Airport (BYC) (   Bolivia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), Argentinië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salta Airport, SA (SLA/SASA), Argentinië
Beschrijving:
The 737 was hijacked by four passengers. The kidnappers forced the pilot to land at Tucumán Airport, TU (TUC) and demanded fuel to fly lo Lima, Peru, from where they intended to proceed to Cuba. Refuelling was refused and the airplane took off again. It landed at Yacuiba in Bolivia were 38 passengers were released. On October 24, the hijackers surrendered after being promised that they could leave the country.

Bronnen:
» Pablo Luciano Potenze (1987) Aviación Comercial Argentina, 1945-1980, Bs.As. Ediciones El Cronista Comercial.
» Argentine Fleet History


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA en Salta Airport, SA bedraagt 1272 km (795 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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