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Hijacking
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 27 febrero 1986
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 50
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 56
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:TW348
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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