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Last updated: 23 April 2018
Fecha:sábado 15 octubre 1983
Tipo:Boeing 737
Operador:People Express
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 107
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Buffalo Airport, NY (BUF/KBUF), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 104
While enroute to Newark, NJ, a male passenger grabbed a flight attendant and advised her that he had a gun.
The hijacker demanded that the flight be diverted to Atlantic City, NJ. Upon landing in Atlantic City, the hijacker with a flight attendant as hostage left the aircraft
and entered the air terminal operations building where he released the flight attendant and demanded a taxi to Atlantic City proper.
FBI and local officials entered the building and arrested the hijacker. While searching the hijacker for the alleged weapon, over $600 in cash taken from a flight attendant was recovered. The man was committed to a mental institution.


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Distance from Buffalo Airport, NY to Newark International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 450 km (281 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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