Narrative:Two hijackers demanded money. Hijackers surrendered.
|Date:||Thursday 24 July 1980|
|C/n / msn:|| 21206/448|
|First flight:|| 1976-03-05 (4 years 5 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Kuwait, Manama, Bahrain, Kuwait, Abadan, Kuwait ( Kuwait)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Departure airport:||Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon|
|Destination airport:||Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK), Kuwait|
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 Beirut International Airport to Kuwait International Airport as the crow flies is 1279 km (799 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.