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Hijacking description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 20 March 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship
Operator:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Entebbe (   Uganda)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenya
Destination airport:Malindi Airport (MYD/HKML), Kenya
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Libya. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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