Hijacking
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 28 marzo 2000
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-75B
Operado por:LTU
Alquilado a :Germania
Registraciˇn: D-AGES
NumÚro de sÚrie: 28108/28
A˝o de Construcciˇn: 1998
Motores: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B22
Tripulaciˇn:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Da˝os en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicaciˇn:Berlin-Sch÷nefeld Airport (SXF) (   Alemania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS), Espa˝a
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Berlin-Sch÷nefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Alemania
Descripciˇn:
The B737 aircraft was on a charter flight for LTU from Tenerife, when a 38-year-old man, whose motive was unknown, attacked the pilot-in-command. The perpetrator allegedly forced his way into the cockpit while the aircraft was still in Spanish airspace and began attacking the pilot. The aircraft lost altitude briefly, but the co-pilot was able to stabilize it. The pilot-in-command called for help and the crew members and four passengers were able to subdue the offender before the aircraft landed safely. The perpetrator was arrested and is being prosecuted.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport to Berlin-Sch÷nefeld Airport as the crow flies is 3648 km (2280 miles).

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