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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Date:Friday 5 June 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24V
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-LTL
MSN: 77302905
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denmark)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Szczecin-Goleniów Airport (SZZ/EPSC), Poland
Destination airport:Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport, Poland
One hijacker demanded political asylum. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.


» Denmark: Polish Airliner Hi-Jacked By Man Seeking Political Asylum (British Pathé TV)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Szczecin-Goleniów Airport to Gdansk-Wrzeszcz Airport as the crow flies is 257 km (160 miles).

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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