ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 707-329 OO-SJG Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV)
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Date:Monday 8 May 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-329
Registration: OO-SJG
MSN: 18460/328
First flight: 1963-01-09 (9 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 101
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV) (   Israel)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Austria
Destination airport:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV/LLBG), Israel
Four hijackers demanded release of prisoners. Two hijackers were shot and killed by military personnel, dressed as ground engineers. One passenger died eight days later as a result of her wounds. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

» Hugo Luyckx (E-mail, 16-4-2009)


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Distance from Wien-Schwechat International Airport to Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport as the crow flies is 2344 km (1465 miles).

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