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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Samstag 22 Dezember 2001
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-323
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 185
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 197
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:nahe Boston, MA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), Frankreich
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:AA63
Unfallbericht:
American Airlines flight 63 diverted to Boston when a passenger, Richard Reid, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes. He was subdued by passengers.
Authorities later found over 280 grams (10 oz) of plastic explosives TATP and PETN hidden in the hollowed soles of Reid's black shoes.

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Distance from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 7318 km (4574 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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