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Last updated: 24 October 2016
Datum:Freitag 23 Oktober 1981
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 109
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Canada. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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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 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 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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