Hijacking
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:
Datum:donderdag 19 september 1991
Type:McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Alitalia
Registratie: I-DAWC
Constructienummer: 49198/1142
Bouwjaar: 1984-05-21 (7 years 4 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 130
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 137
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN) (   TunesiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), ItaliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), TunesiŽ
Vluchtnummer: 864
Beschrijving:
A Tunisian immigrant hijacked an Alitalia DC-9 aircraft with 130 passengers and seven crew members en route from Rome to Tunis. The hijacker, armed with a pistol and claiming to have a bomb in a bag, seized a flight attendant as hostage and demanded to land in Algiers . The crew refused, however, and instead landed in Tunis at 16:55, two hours and seven minutes after takeoff. The hijacker was apprehended by antiterrorist commandos. No explosive device was found and there were no injuries.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
» L'Unitŗ, 20-9-1991


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Roma-Fiumicino Airport en Tunis-Carthage Airport bedraagt 574 km (358 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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