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Hijacking description
Last updated: 24 June 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 6 February 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev 134
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Frankfurt (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Germany
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to West Germany. Demands were accepted and hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from Berlin-Schönefeld Airport to Praha-Ruzyne International Airport as the crow flies is 257 km (160 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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