Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 23 October 1981
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Operator:American Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 109
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Flightnumber: 676
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Canada. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 2563 km (1602 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.
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