Hijacking
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Statuts:
Date:samedi 10 avril 1993
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A8
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 53
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 59
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Lucknow-Amausi Airport (LKO) (   Inde) show on map
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Lucknow-Amausi Airport (LKO/VILK), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP), Inde
Détails:
Four students from the Government Arts College of Lucknow hijacked an Indian Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft during a flight from Lucknow (LKO) to Delhi (DEL). The students claimed to have explosives strapped to their bodies. Their demands included the addition of new courses to the school's curriculum, withdrawal
of an award given to a former professor, and postponement of annual exams because the university had been closed during the riots of December 1992.
The aircraft, with 53 passengers and six crew members, returned to Amausi Airport in Lucknow. Upon landing, four passengers overpowered the students, who were then arrested by police. One passenger was injured. The only weapon found was a small knife.


Sources:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1993 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Lucknow-Amausi Airport et Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport est de 421 km (263 miles).

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