Hijacking description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 29 May 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Prague (   Czech Republic)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Brno Turany Airport (BRQ/LKTB), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Karlovy Vary Airport (KLV/LKKV), Czech Republic
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to West Germany. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Brno Turany Airport to Karlovy Vary Airport as the crow flies is 294 km (184 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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