Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 22 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 17 diciembre 1973
Hora:13:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321B
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N407PA
Numéro de série: 18838/412
Año de Construcción: 1965
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 29 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 177
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italia) show on map
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Número de Vuelo: 110
Descripción:
Five terrorist entered the Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) terminal and fired their weapons. They took six hostages and threw incendiary grenades into a PanAm Boeing 707 N407PA, named "Clipper Celestial", that was boarding passengers for a flight to Beirut. The terrorists killed a guard and hijacked a Lufthansa Boeing 737. The hijackers ended up in Kuwait where they surrendered on December 18.

Fuentes:
» Algemeen Dagblad 19.12.1973
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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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 Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 2202 km (1376 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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