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Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Fecha:domingo 13 septiembre 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-53
Operador:Swissair
Registración: HB-IDD
Numéro de série: 45656/191
Año de Construcción: 1963
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Zerqa RAF Station (Dawson's Field) (   Jordania)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Suiza
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:SR100
Descripción:
The DC-8 carrying 143 passengers and 12 crewmembers was hijacked after leaving Zürich on September 6. The plane was then flown to Zerqa, a military airfield 20 miles North of Amman. Hijackers from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine released the hostages and blew up the plane September 13.



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photo of Douglas-DC-8-53-HB-IDD
accident date: 13-09-1970
type: Douglas DC-8-53
registration: HB-IDD
photo of Douglas-DC-8-53-HB-IDD
accident date: 13-09-1970
type: Douglas DC-8-53
registration: HB-IDD
 

Map
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 Zürich-Kloten Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 6264 km (3915 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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