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Hijacking
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:dinsdag 29 maart 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:EgyptAir
Registratie: SU-GCB
Constructienummer: 2079
Bouwjaar: 2003-07-08 (12 years 9 months)
Motoren: 2 IAE V2527-A5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 57
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 64
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Larnaca Airport (LCA) (   Cyprus)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Alexandria-Borg El Arab Airport (HBE/HEBA), Egypte
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypte
Vluchtnummer:MS181
Beschrijving:
EgyptAir flight 181, a domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo, was hijacked by a male passenger. The aircraft, an Airbus A320, departed Alexandria-Borg El Arab Airport (HBE) about 06:30 (04:30 UTC). The aircraft was descending towards Cairo International Airport when it was hijacked. The aircraft turned to the left and headed north. An uneventful landing was carried out on runway 04 at Larnaca Airport, Cyprus, at 07:45 hours (05:45 UTC). After landing the aircraft taxied to Apron 2, where it parked at the engine run area.
The hijacker, claiming to have an explosive belt, released all occupants except for the pilot, co-pilot, three cabin crew members and three passengers.
The hijacked was arrested about 14:45 hours local time (11:45 UTC).

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Alexandria-Borg El Arab Airport en Cairo International Airport bedraagt 185 km (116 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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