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Last updated: 29 May 2020
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Date:Monday 6 August 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-55F
Operator:SFAIR
Registration: F-BUOR
C/n / msn: 45862/259
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Marseille (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Djanet-Inedbirenne Airport (DJG/DAAJ), Algeria
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Canada. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

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Distance from Marseille-Marignane Airport to Djanet-Inedbirenne Airport as the crow flies is 2148 km (1343 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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