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Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Datum:Freitag 4 Juni 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 72
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV (CRW/KCRW), USA
Flug nach:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flugnummer:UA796
Unfallbericht:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Israel. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Charleston-Yeager Airport, WV to Newark International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 682 km (426 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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