Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 4 September 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-33RC
Operator:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registration: PH-DNM
C/n / msn: 47191/280
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 84
Airplane damage: None
Location:Larnaca Airport (LCA) (   Cyprus)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), France
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Netherlands
Flightnumber: 366
Narrative:
Three hijackers demanded release of prisoners. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: 2 days.

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Distance from Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport to Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport as the crow flies is 972 km (607 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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