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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Tuesday 11 October 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Frankfurt (   Germany)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Karlovy Vary Airport (KLV/LKKV), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to West Germany. Demands were accepted and hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Karlovy Vary Airport to Praha-Ruzyne International Airport as the crow flies is 96 km (60 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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