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Last updated: 21 January 2021
Datum:Montag 17 Oktober 1977
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 Djibouti
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Tadjoura Airport (TDJ) (   Dschibuti)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tadjoura Airport (TDJ/HDTJ), Dschibuti
Flug nach:?
Two gunmen wielding submachine guns hijacked an Air Djibouti Twin Otter before takeoff. They shot and killed the French pilot and a cabinet minister's mother.

» San Mateo Times, 17-10-1977


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