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Last updated: 19 October 2019
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 5 mayo 1972
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 49
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 55
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   País desconocido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE/KABE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:EA175
Descripción:
The Boeing 727 was hijacked by a man who demanded USD 303.000 ransom and six parachutes. The airplane landed at Washington-Dulles (IAD) where he received the ransom. The flight continued to New Orleans and then to Central America. The hijacker parachuted over Honduras and was later captured.



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Distance from Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA to Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC as the crow flies is 255 km (159 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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