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Hijacking
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 27 marzo 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-231
Operador:EgyptAir
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 IAE V2500-A1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 145
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 152
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Derna-Martuba Airport (DNF) (   Libia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX), Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Número de Vuelo:MS104
Descripción:
An Egyptian man and his teen-aged son and nephew hijacked Egypt Air flight 104 a few minutes after takeoff from Luxor. The flight had just stopped there en route from Jeddah to Cairo. The hijackers claimed to possess explosives and demanded to meet with world leaders. The pilot diverted the plane to Libya and landed at Derna-Martuba. The hijackers surrendered to Libyan authorities and stated that they had a message from God to deliver to Libyan leader, Muammar Qadhafi.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1996 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Luxor Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 508 km (318 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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