Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 20 November 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operator:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Saskatoon Airport, SK (YXE) (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canada
Destination airport:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cyprus. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from Winnipeg International Airport, MB to Edmonton International Airport, AB as the crow flies is 1179 km (737 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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