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Last updated: 31 August 2015
Datum:Samstag 13 Februar 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2R8C
Fluggesellschaft:Air Tanzania
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 76
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Dar es Salaam (   Tansania)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Dar Es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tansania
Flug nach:Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO/HTKJ), Tansania
Four Tanzanian youths hijacked the airplane attempting to find a better life abroad. The pilot and copilot were injured when the hijackers were overpowered and arrested some 10 hours after the hijacking began.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 Dar Es Salaam International Airport to Kilimanjaro Airport as the crow flies is 448 km (280 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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