Hijacking
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Sonntag 27 August 1978
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Fluggesellschaft:United Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 159
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), USA
Flug nach:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), USA
Flugnummer: 179
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Canada. Demands were accepted and hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA as the crow flies is 1625 km (1016 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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