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Hijacking
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 27 Februar 1986
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 50
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 56
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Flugnummer:TW348
Unfallbericht:
A TWA flight from Miami to New York was hijacked by a female passenger. She became enraged after being told to put out a cigarette before takeoff from Miami.
While en route she threatened a crew member using a knife. She surrendered the knife to a crew member and was arrested after landing. It appeared she had a history of mental problems.

Informationsquelle:
» Ellensburg Daily Record - Feb 28, 1986


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 1746 km (1091 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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