Hijacking
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 10 noviembre 1990
Tipo:Airbus A300
Operador:Thai Airways International
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 240
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Calcutta (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Birmania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Descripción:
An Airbus A300 en route from Yangon to Bangkok was hijacked by four Burmese students who demanded to be flown to India. The pilot diverted to Calcutta. They demanded restoration of democracy in Burma. The hijackers surrendered after negotiations.

Fuentes:
» The Indian Express - Nov 11, 1990


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Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 580 km (363 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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