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Last updated: 29 November 2020
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Date:Thursday 17 March 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-281
Operator:All Nippon Airways - ANA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Tokyo (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Sendai Airport (SDJ/RJSS), Japan
Narrative:
The aircraft was hijacked by a 35-year old male passenger. He fled into the lavatory after a crew member attempted to overpower him. He took a committed suicide in the lavatory.



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Distance from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Sendai Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (189 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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