Descripción del Accidente ASN 07 MAR 1987 Boeing 727 registration unknown - Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC)
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Fecha:sbado 7 marzo 1987
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Alaska Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 102
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA (SEA/KSEA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:AS93
Descripción:
Alaska Airlines Flight 93, a Boeing 727, was en route from Seattle to Anchorage with 102 passengers and 7 crew members when a passenger, a Cuban refugee, handed a note to a flight attendant which indicated he wanted to go to Cuba.
Simulating possession of a weapon with his hand in his pocket, he started up the aisle shouting "Cuba, Cuba." He gained access to the cockpit when the door was inadvertently opened but was quickly overpowered by the crew. The hijacker was tied up while the flight continued on to Anchorage. He was taken into custody and later charged with air piracy. There were no injuries.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1987 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, WA to Anchorage International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 2309 km (1443 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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