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Last updated: 24 October 2019
Fecha:miércoles 20 marzo 1974
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operador:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registración: 5Y-AAC
Numéro de série: 10212
Año de Construcción: 1962-10-23 (11 years 5 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 29
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 33
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Uganda)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Aeropuerto de Llegada: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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