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Date:samedi 13 février 1982
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-200
Compagnie:Braniff International Airways
Immatriculation: registration unknown
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Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
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Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Amarillo International Airport, TX (AMA) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
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Détails:
The hijacker opened an alarm door leading from the terminal to the air operations area at Amarillo, TX. He boarded a Braniff Boeing 727 aircraft, threatened a maintenance man, the only other person aboard, and indicated that he was hijacking the aircraft. The maintenance man deplaned and the hijacker went into the cockpit and locked the door. A Braniff employee tried to convince the hijacker to get off but he demanded to talk to the tower and indicated he wanted a pilot to fly the aircraft. Law enforcement authorities were notified and responded. After about an hour of negotiations with law enforcement officials, he deplaned and was taken into custody. Search revealed no weapons. Charges were dismissed because of mental incompetency.



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