UI McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) ,
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Date:Wednesday 17 April 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Owner/operator:China Northern Airlines
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 71
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Shenyang Airport (SHE) -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dalian Airport (DLC/ZYTL)
Destination airport:Shenyang Airport (SHE/ZYTK)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A man attempted to hijack the domestic flight from Dalian to Shenyang, nine minutes after takeoff. A male passenger seated at seat 16B stood up, then hijacked a cabin crew nearby with a knife and demanded to be taken to the United States. In-flight security personnel and passengers managed to overpower the man immediately. At 17:58 local time, the flight landed safely at Shenyang.


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