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Last updated: 3 August 2020
Datum:vrijdag 28 oktober 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Hâng Không Viêtnam
Registratie: VN-C509
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 36
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapore)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
Vliegveld van aankomst:Phu Quoc-Duong Dang Airport (PQC/VVPQ), Vietnam
Four passengers hijacked the DC-3 during a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc, Vietnam. A struggle ensued and two Vietnamese officials were killed.
The hijackers demanded to be taken to Singapore.
The pilot diverted to U-Tapao Air Base in Thailand for refueling. The flight continued to Singapore were it landed at 21:00 at Seletar Air Base.

» The Straits Times, 30 October 1977, Page 1


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport en Phu Quoc-Duong Dang Airport bedraagt 299 km (187 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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