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Last updated: 21 October 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 20 März 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Fluggesellschaft:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Kennzeichen: 5Y-AAC
Werknummer: 10212
Baujahr: 1962-10-23 (11 years 5 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 29
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 33
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Uganda)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Flug nach:Malindi Airport (MYD/HKML), Kenia
Two Ethopian passengers brandished a gun and hijacked the aircraft, apparently protesting against the rule of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. They demanded to be flown to Libya. The first refueling stop was at Entebbe, Uganda. After negotiations both hijackers surrendered.

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