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Hijacking
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Datum:Dienstag 11 Januar 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 747
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 349
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR) (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Flug nach:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL), Großbritannien
Flugnummer:TW700
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Uganda, claiming he had a grenade. The hijacker was taken down several hours later when he became violent.



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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to London-Heathrow Airport as the crow flies is 5501 km (3438 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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