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Hijacking
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 10 mayo 2002
Tipo:Boeing 737
Operador:Xiamen Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Xiamen Airport (XMN) (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport (SZX/ZGSZ), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), China
Número de Vuelo:8336
Descripción:
A man managed to smuggle two knives with blades of 9.5 cm and 7 cm respectively on his right and left feet past airport security check and boarded the aircraft destined for Xiamen. During flight, the perpetrator held a flight attendant hostage and demanded to be flown to Taipei. At the guidance of the pilot-in-command, the crew members responsible for security on board subdued the perpetrator. During trial, he was found to be mentally retarded and was sentenced to 4 years in prison for crimes of air piracy.

Fuentes:
» Acts of Unlawful Interference - (1996-2004) / ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Branch (S&F)


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Distance from Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport to Xiamen Airport as the crow flies is 485 km (303 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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