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Last updated: 21 June 2018
Datum:vrijdag 10 augustus 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. HAL-748-224 Srs. 2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR) (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mangalore-Bajpe Airport (IXE/VOML), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG), India
Vluchtnummer: 557
The hijacker, armed with a toy gun, rushed into the cockpit warning the crew he had a pistol and dynamite. After realizing the hijacker was unclear about his destination, the pilot talked the hijacker into giving up his plan. Upon landing in Bangalore, India, the hijacker was taken into custody where police found a toy
pistol and an outpatient card from a mental hospital.
The aircraft type was not reported. In August 1984, a HAL-748 was scheduled to fly the Mangalora-Bangalore route as flight IC-557.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Mangalore-Bajpe Airport en Bangalore-Hindustan Airport bedraagt 299 km (187 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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