ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-200 ST-SDA ? N'Djamena Airport (NDJ)
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Date:Wednesday 24 January 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operator:Air West, Co
Registration: ST-SDA ?
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 95
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 103
Aircraft damage: None
Location:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ) (   Chad)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS), Sudan
Flightnumber: 612
The plane was hijacked by the unidentified Sudanese man carrying an AK-47 rifle 30 minutes after takeoff. He demanded to be flown to Chad. He surrendered after landing at N'Djamena and requested asylum from the French embassy.


» Reuters


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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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to El Fasher Airport as the crow flies is 804 km (502 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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