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Last updated: 12 May 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 10 januari 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24V
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registratie: SP-LTB
Constructienummer: 67302205
Bouwjaar: 1966
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW) (   Polen)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport (KTW/EPKT), Polen
Vliegveld van aankomst:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polen
Beschrijving:
In the early evening about 10 minutes before landing, four hijackers carrying sticks of dynamite demanded to be flown to a western
country. They were convinced by the crew that it would be necessary to land and refuel before flying beyond Warsaw. After about an hours negotiation on the ground all passengers and crew except the pilot and a flight attendant were permitted to deplane. The hijackers were then convinced that it would be easier to switch to another aircraft instead of refueling the aircraft they were on. As the hijackers moved from one aircraft to the other, they were overpowered and taken into custody by Polish authorities.

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» Miklos Szabo


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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 Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport en Warszawa-Okecie Airport bedraagt 228 km (142 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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