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Hijacking description
Last updated: 17 November 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 22 October 1993
Type:unknown
Operator:EgyptAir
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:San'a International Airport (SAH) (   Yemen)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:San'a International Airport (SAH/ODSN), Yemen
Flightnumber:MS767
Narrative:
The EgyptAir flight was hijacked by a man carrying a large knife. The hijacker demanded to be taken to Aden, Yemen. The man was arrested after landing in San'a.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to San'a International Airport as the crow flies is 2075 km (1297 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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