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Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:Thursday 14 December 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven
Operator:Quebecair
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Montreal (   Canada)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wabush Airport, NL (YWK/CYWK), Canada
Destination airport:Montreal (unknown airport), QC, Canada
Narrative:
A hijacker took two people hostage on board a flight from Wabush to Montreal, Canada. He demanded to be flown to Vancouver.
He surrendered after five hours.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» bilan.usherbrooke.ca


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