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Last updated: 14 October 2019
Datum:Dienstag 16 Oktober 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Fluggesellschaft:Libyan Arab Airlines
Kennzeichen: 5A-DDU
Werknummer: 10586
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) (   Malta)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Hon Airport (HUQ/HLON), Libyen
Flug nach:Tripoli International Airport (TIP/HLLT), Libyen
Three hijackers demanded to be taken to Malta. Hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: 2 days.

» Jan F. Homma


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hon Airport to Tripoli International Airport as the crow flies is 474 km (296 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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