Flugunfall 17 MAR 1970 einer McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 N8925E - Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS)
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Datum:Dienstag 17 Mrz 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N8925E
Werknummer: 45840/117
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 68
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 73
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flug nach:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), USA
Flugnummer:EA1320
Unfallbericht:
A passenger on board the shuttle service from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) could not pay his fare. He pulled a gun and went to the flight deck. A struggle ensued and the hijacker shot both pilots. He also sustained wounds in the chest himself. The copilot died, but the captain managed to land the plane safely at Boston. The hijacker was arrested by police.

Informationsquelle:
» Capt. Cody Diamond (E-mail, 8-4-2010)
» Ludington Daily News - Mar 18, 1970


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Boston-Logan International Airport, MA as the crow flies is 320 km (200 miles).

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