Hijacking
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 22 März 1984
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 747
Fluggesellschaft:British Airways
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 355
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE) (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Flug nach:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after the aircraft departed Hong Kong, the hijacker handed a note to a flight attendant and demanded to be flown to Taiwan.
He claimed to have explosives and threatened to blow up the plane. The plane landed safely at Chiang Kai-Shek Airport with 355 persons aboard. Upon landing. the hijacker was arrested. A search of the aircraft revealed no explosives or weapons.
The hijacker was sentenced to 1-1/2 years imprisonment with a 3 year suspension on charges of endangering aviation safety.


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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Beijing-Capital Airport as the crow flies is 1975 km (1234 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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