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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Datum:vrijdag 7 januari 1983
Type:Boeing 727
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Delta Air Lines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 30
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Portland International Airport, OR (PDX/KPDX), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), Verenigde Staten
Delta Air Lines flight DL177 was en route between Portland, OR and Boston, MA when a male passenger who appeared emotionally disturbed, told a flight attendant he had explosives in a bag and wanted to go to Las Vegas, NV.
The aircraft landed at Boston and passengers deplaned. While the hijacker was distracted a flight attendant removed the bag and subsequently it was passed through a cockpit window to officers on the ground. The bag was examined, no explosives were found. The police took the hijacker into custody. He has been charged with interference with flight crew, disorderly conduct, assault and battery. The hijacker was declared mentally incompetent and charges were dismissed.


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Portland International Airport, OR en Boston-Logan International Airport, MA bedraagt 4043 km (2527 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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