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Hijacking
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 22 marzo 1984
Tipo:Boeing 747
Operador:British Airways
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 355
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE) (   Taiwan)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China
Número de Vuelo:BA003
Descripción:
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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