Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 August 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 25 August 1982
Type:Ilyushin 18E
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-LSI
C/n / msn: 186008905
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: None
Location:München-Riem Airport (MUC) (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungary
Destination airport:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland
Narrative:
Two male hijackers carrying packages which they claimed were bombs demanded to be flown to Munich, Germany. Upon landing at Munich they were taken into custody by local police. Reportedly the packages did not contain explosives.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Miklos Szabo


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Distance from Budapest-Ferihegy Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 536 km (335 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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