Hijacking description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 7 March 2012
Type:Boeing 737-500 ?
Operator:Sudan Airways
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: None
Location:El Obeid Airport (EBD) (   Sudan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Geneina Airport (EGN/HSCN), Sudan
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
Sudan Airways flight SD413 was en route when a 19-year old passenger broke into the cockpit of the aircraft. He threatened the flight crew with a knife and ordered the pilot to divert to Uganda.
The hijacker was overpowered and the flight diverted El Obeid Airport (EBD).


Classification:
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

Sources:
» Sudan Tribune
» Global Media Services Sudan


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Distance from Geneina Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 1106 km (691 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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