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Last updated: 17 December 2018
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Datum:Montag 17 Dezember 1973
Zeit:13:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321B
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: N407PA
Werknummer: 18838/412
Baujahr: 1965
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 177
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) (   Italien)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italien
Flug nach:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Libanon
Flugnummer:PA110
Unfallbericht:
Five terrorist entered the Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) terminal and fired their weapons. They took six hostages and threw incendiary grenades into a PanAm Boeing 707 N407PA, named "Clipper Celestial", that was boarding passengers for a flight to Beirut. The terrorists killed a guard and hijacked a Lufthansa Boeing 737. The hijackers ended up in Kuwait where they surrendered on December 18.

Informationsquelle:
» Algemeen Dagblad 19.12.1973
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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Distance from Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 2202 km (1376 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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