Hijacking description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 19 March 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2F2
Operator:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Registration: TC-JBJ
C/n / msn: 20983/1088
First flight: 1974-11-18 (2 years 4 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 173
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 181
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Lebanon)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Diyarbakir Airport (DIY/LTCC), Turkey
Destination airport:Ankara (unknown airport), Turkey
Narrative:
Two hijackers. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Firuz Altingöz (E-mail, 11-12-2009)
» Abdullah Nergiz (E-mail, 30-6-2010)


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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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