Descripción:Three Somali soldiers, armed with sub-machine guns and grenades, hijacked the aircraft and directed the flight to Addis Ababa (ADD), Ethiopia where they released some passengers and crewmembers.
|Fecha:||24 NOV 1984|
|Registración:|| registration unknown|
|Numéro de série:|| |
|Año de Construcción:|| |
|Tripulación:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: |
|Pasajeros:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: |
|Total:||Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 108 |
|Daños en la Aeronave:|| Ninguno|
|Ubicación:||Addis Ababa-Bole Airport (ADD) (Etiopía)
|Fase:|| En ruta (ENR)|
|Naturaleza:||Vuelo Internacional Programado|
|Aeropuerto de Salida:||Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia|
|Aeropuerto de Llegada:||Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJN), Arabia Saudita|
|Número de Vuelo:|| 415|
The hijackers demanded the release of 14 political prisoners jailed in Somalia and stays of execution for seven men in Somali jails. After 75 hours of negotiations, the hijacking ended on November 27. One of the demands was met in that the stay of execution was granted. The hijackers were granted political asylum.
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 Mogadishu International Airport to Jeddah International Airport as the crow flies is 2275 km (1422 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.