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Hijacking
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Mittwoch 7 März 1984
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-228
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 61
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 67
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA) (   Schweiz)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Deutschland
Flug nach:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
An Air France flight from Frankfurt, Germany to Paris, France was hijacked by a male passenger who was armed with a knife. He demanded the plane to be refueled to go to Libya. The plane forced to land in Geneva, Switzerland where he held passengers and crew hostage for 4-1/2 hours.
Reportedly, police boarded the plane and overpowered the hijacker and took him into custody.



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Distance from Frankfurt International Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport as the crow flies is 444 km (277 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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