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Last updated: 1 December 2020
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Date:Saturday 23 November 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-200
Operator:All Nippon Airways - ANA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND) (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sapporo-Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japan
Destination airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Narrative:
A 16-year-old passenger attempted to hijack an All Nippon Airways Boeing 727 with a pebble-filled tube resembling a stick of dynamite. He was subdued by the American crew flight engineer.
The hijacked reported he was "tired of studying and very much frustrated." He was planning to divert the plane to Miyazaki, Japan.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
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Pacific Stars and Stripes November 25, 1974


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Distance from Sapporo-Chitose Airport to Tokyo-Haneda Airport as the crow flies is 814 km (509 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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