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Hijacking description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 8 May 1977
Type:Boeing 747
Operator:Northwest Orient Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 262
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Tokyo (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), United States of America
Flightnumber: 22
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Moscow. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Honolulu International Airport, HI as the crow flies is 6151 km (3844 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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