Narrative:One hijacker demanded to be taken to Italy. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
|Date:||Monday 14 January 1980|
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
|C/n / msn:|| 47432/525|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 87|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 93 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Palermo-Punta Raisi Airport (PMO) ( Italy)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italy|
|Destination airport:||Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunisia|
» L'unitÓ 16-1-1980
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Tunis-Carthage Airport as the crow flies is 574 km (358 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.