ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules 5A-DOM Abu Simbel Airport (ABS)
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Date:Monday 2 March 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Libyan Arab Airlines
Registration: 5A-DOM
MSN: 4992
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Abu Simbel Airport (ABS) (   Egypt)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Hercules transport plane was hijacked by two Libyan crew members and flown to Egypt. It was operating on a flight from Chad to Libya.
Two crew members asked for asylum.

Sources:
» Lockheed Hercules Production List 1954-2003 - Lars Olousson
» European Stars and Stripes March 31, 1987


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