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Last updated: 22 April 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 2 März 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Fluggesellschaft:Air New England
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Hyannis Airport, MA (HYA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Hyannis-Barnstable Airport, MA (HYA/KHYA), USA
Flug nach:Nantucket Memorial Airport, MA (ACK/KACK), USA
Flugnummer: 911
Unfallbericht:
A hijacker boarded the Twin Otter aircraft which was preparing for an aircraft repositioning trip. Only a pilot was aboard. The hijacker claimed to have a knife and demanded a flight to New Haven, CT. The pilot refused and radioed for help.
Trucks blocked the aircraft. The pilot deplaned and police boarded and seized hijacker.



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Distance from Hyannis-Barnstable Airport, MA to Nantucket Memorial Airport, MA as the crow flies is 49 km (31 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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