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Last updated: 21 October 2016
Datum:Freitag 8 März 1996
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Kibris Türk Hava Yollari
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 109
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:München-Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ercan Airport (ECN/LCEN), Türkei
Flug nach:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Türkei
Flugnummer: 007
A hijacker, brandishing a handgun, entered the cockpit shortly after takeoff from Ercan. The aircraft flew to Sofia, Bulgarian for refueling. The plane continued to Munich were the hijacker surrendered, 11 hours after initiating the hijack.



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Distance from Ercan Airport to Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport as the crow flies is 761 km (475 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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