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Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Datum:Freitag 7 Januar 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-200
Fluggesellschaft:Pacific Southwest Airlines - PSA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 141
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 151
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flug nach:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flugnummer:PS902
Unfallbericht:
PSA Flight 902 was hijacked 30 minutes after takeoff from San Francisco. A man got up from his seat and drew a sawed-off shotgun, threatening a flight attendant. He was accompanied by a woman, carrying a gun, and a small child.
The aircraft landed at Los Angeles, California where it was refueled. All passengers were allowed to deplane. Next stop was Tampa, Florida, again to refuel. The flight then continued to Havana, Cuba, where the three got off.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Petersburg Times - Jan 8, 1972


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Distance from San Francisco International Airport, CA to Los Angeles International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 540 km (337 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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