Unfallbericht:A man who reportedly was mentally unbalanced brandished a razor and attempted to hijack the aircraft about one hour before the aircraft was scheduled to land. He was taken into custody by a security agent who was among the 213 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft.
|Datum:||27 DEZ 1985|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Saudi Arabian Airlines|
|Kennzeichen:|| registration unknown|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 213 |
|Sachschaden:|| nicht beschädigt|
|Unfallort:||Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH) (Saudi Arabien)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Flug von:||Karachi-Quaid-E-Azam International Airport (KHI/OPKC), Pakistan|
|Flug nach:||Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK), Saudi Arabien|
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 Karachi-Quaid-E-Azam International Airport to Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport as the crow flies is 2049 km (1280 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.