Hijacking
Last updated: 30 July 2014
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Datum:zondag 20 februari 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2L5
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Libyan Arab Airlines
Registratie: 5A-DII
Constructienummer: 21540/1386
Bouwjaar: 1978-08-29 (4 years 6 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 160
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sebha Airport (SEB/HLLS), LibiŰ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), LibiŰ
Vluchtnummer: 484
Beschrijving:
Libyan Arab Airlines flight 484 was en route between Sebha and Benghazi, Libya when it was hijacked by two men, reportedly displaying weapons. They forced the crew to divert to Malta.
The aircraft was surrounded by army vehicles and police to prevent it from taking off. During negotiations with Maltese authorities, the hijackers threatened to blow up the aircraft if it was not refueled and released to taken them to Morocco. The government of Morocco refused to accept them.
Negotiations continued for three days, after which the hijackers surrendered. All passengers were released unharmed.


Bronnen:
» aviationinmalta.com


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Kaart
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 Sebha Airport en Benghazi-Benina International Airport bedraagt 793 km (496 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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