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Hijacking
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:zaterdag 28 augustus 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air France
Registratie: F-BSGZ
Constructienummer: 83
Bouwjaar: 1961
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Ho Chi Minh City Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Beschrijving:
A Vietnamese man hijacked the Caravelle as it was about to depart for Bangkok. He released the passengers and crew and set off two grenades as authorities approached the aircraft to apprehend him. The hijacker was killed by the explosion and the aircraft sustained irreparable damage.

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photo of Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III XW-PNH
XW-PNH is seen here during a one-year lease from Air France. It returned to Air France and was re-registered F-BSGZ in December 1975.
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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 Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport en Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport bedraagt 737 km (461 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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