UI Airbus A300 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 326066

Date:Monday 2 April 1990
Type:Airbus A300
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) -   Haiti
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
A gunman armed with an Uzi seized American Airlines Flight 658 at Port-au-Prince International Airport in Haiti. At the time, the aircraft was being prepared for a flight to New York's JFK International Airport, and no passengers were aboard. The gunman, who was a member of the Haitian airport security contingent, demanded to be flown to the United States. The incident continued until 01:10 on April 5, when the hijacker, after indicating a desire to negotiate, left the aircraft and disappeared into the darkness.


Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA
The Terrorist List / E.F. Mickolus, S.L. Simmons

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