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Hijacking description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 9 April 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic B74R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747SR-46
Operator:Japan Air Lines - JAL
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 200
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 215
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Tokyo (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sapporo-Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan
Destination airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Flightnumber:JL514
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

Sources:
» Sengo-Haijakku-Zenshi / Kouichi Inasaka, 1997


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Distance from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Tokyo-Haneda Airport as the crow flies is 814 km (509 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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