Descripción:Three hijackers forced the aircraft to land at Djibouti. After the aircraft landed a gun battle erupted inside the aircraft and two passengers were reportedly wounded. The hijackers subsequently surrendered and were taken Into custody by Djibouti authorities.
|Fecha:||20 ENE 1983|
|Registración:|| registration unknown|
|Numéro de série:|| |
|Año de Construcción:|| |
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: |
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: |
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Ninguno|
|Ubicación:||Djibouti Airport (JIB) (Yibouti)
|Fase:|| En ruta (ENR)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Internacional Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA), Yemen|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK), Kuwait|
The hijackers were convicted of air piracy in Djibouti and reportedly sentenced to six months In prison. This was suspended.
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 Aden International Airport to Kuwait International Airport as the crow flies is 1838 km (1149 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.