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Hijacking description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 24 April 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev 134
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-LGA
C/n / msn: 8350602
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Kraków International Airport (KRK) (   Poland)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kraków-J. Paul II Balice International Airport (KRK/EPKK), Poland
Destination airport:Nürnberg Airport (NUE/EDDN), Germany
Narrative:
One hijacker. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

Sources:
» Miklos Szabo


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Distance from Kraków-J. Paul II Balice International Airport to Nürnberg Airport as the crow flies is 623 km (390 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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