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Hijacking
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Datum:woensdag 25 december 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-237B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air-India
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 155
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), ItaliŽ
Vluchtnummer: 105
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bombay-Santacruz Airport en Roma-Fiumicino Airport bedraagt 6157 km (3848 miles).

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