Unfallbericht:The hijacker, a Corporal in the Haitian Army assigned to Airport Security, boarded the aircraft carrying a fully loaded Uzi machine gun and demanded to be taken to New York. After one hour of flight, the hijacker gave his gun to the crew. Upon landing in New York, the hijacker was taken into custody where he requested political asylum. The hijacker was sentenced to 10 years for air piracy.
|Datum:||Samstag 11 Februar 1984|
|Kennzeichen:|| registration unknown|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 152 |
|Sachschaden:|| nicht beschädigt|
|Unfallort:||New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Stehendes (STD)|
|Flug von:||Port-au-Prince-Mais Gate Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti|
|Flug nach:||New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA|
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 Port-au-Prince-Mais Gate Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 2443 km (1527 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.