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Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 25 July 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship
Operator:Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Calcutta (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Jessore Airport (JSR/VGJR), Bangladesh
Destination airport:Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport (DAC/VGTJ), Bangladesh
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Jessore Airport to Dhaka-Tejgaon Airport as the crow flies is 140 km (88 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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