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Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 1 March 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operator:Iraqi Airways
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Mosul Airport (OSM), Iraq
Destination airport:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI), Iraq
Narrative:
Three hijackers. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Mosul Airport to Baghdad International Airport as the crow flies is 350 km (219 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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