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Hijacking
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 25 diciembre 1974
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-237B
Operador:Air-India
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 155
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italia
Número de Vuelo: 105
Descripción:
Air-India flight AI 105 was en route between Beirut (BEY), Lebanon and Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Italy when it was hijacked by a 31-year old male passenger.
He demanded to be flown the Rome. During the descent into Rome he threatened to crash the plane in Rome.
The crew was able to subdue the hijacker, who was handed over top Italian police officers after landing.

Flight AI 105 was a scheduled service from Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM), India to New York-JFK (JFK), USA with en route stops at Beirut, Rome and Paris.

Fuentes:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Dec 26, 1974


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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 Bombay-Santacruz Airport to Roma-Fiumicino Airport as the crow flies is 6157 km (3848 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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