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Hijacking description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 12 March 1974
Type:Boeing 747
Operator:Japan Air Lines - JAL
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 409
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 425
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Naha (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Okinawa-Naha Airport (OKA/ROAH), Japan
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

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Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Okinawa-Naha Airport as the crow flies is 1544 km (965 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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