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Last updated: 26 November 2020
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Date:Friday 12 November 1971
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operator:Air Canada
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Calgary-McCall Field, AB (YYC/CYYC), Canada
Destination airport:Toronto International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Canada
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Ireland. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Calgary-McCall Field, AB to Toronto International Airport, ON as the crow flies is 2670 km (1669 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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