Hijacking
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 29 septiembre 1981
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 111
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 117
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Lahore Airport (LHE) (   Pakistán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Amritsar-Raja Sansi Airport (ATQ/VIAR), India
Descripción:
Five Sikh extremists armed with daggers and a hand grenade hijacked an Indian Boeing 737 and demanded India to free a jailed a Sikh independence leader.
They diverted the plane to Lahore, where they released 46 of the 117 people aboard. The next day the plane was stormed and the hijackers arrested.


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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 Delhi-Palam Airport to Amritsar-Raja Sansi Airport as the crow flies is 411 km (257 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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