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Last updated: 27 February 2021
Datum:Montag 8 Mai 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-329
Kennzeichen: OO-SJG
Werknummer: 18460/328
Baujahr: 1963-01-09 (9 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 101
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV) (   Israel)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Österreich
Flug nach: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).

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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