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Last updated: 13 June 2021
Datum:Freitag 21 Juni 1985
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-205
Fluggesellschaft:Braathens SAFE
Kennzeichen: LN-SUG
Werknummer: 20412/225
Baujahr: 1969-12-15 (15 years 6 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 116
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 121
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Oslo-Fornebu Airport (FBU) (   Norwegen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Trondheim-Værnes Airport (TRD/ENVA), Norwegen
Flug nach:Oslo-Fornebu Airport (FBU/ENFB), Norwegen
A lone male armed with a pistol commandeered a Braathens SAFE Boeing 737 aircraft carrying 116 passengers and 5 crew members while on a domestic flight from Trondheim-Værnes Airport (TRD) to Oslo in Norway. The hijacker, apparently fed-up with society, demanded to speak with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice of Norway.
Shortly after landing at Oslo's Fornebu Airport all 116 passengers were permitted to leave the aircraft, but the 5 crew members remained on board as hostages. Reportedly the hijacker, who had been drinking heavily during the entire episode, surrendered his pistol to authorities one hour later in exchange for more beer. There were no casualties.


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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 Trondheim-Værnes Airport to Oslo-Fornebu Airport as the crow flies is 393 km (246 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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