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Last updated: 29 March 2020
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Fecha:jueves 29 septiembre 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-317
Operador:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registración: PP-SNT
Numéro de série: 23176/1213
Año de Construcción: 1986-03-18 (2 years 7 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 98
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN) (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasil
Número de Vuelo: 375
Descripción:
The VASP Boeing 737-300 operated on a domestic passenger flight from Porto Velho to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with en route stops at Cuiabá, Brasília, Goiânia, and Belo Horizonte.
The flight departed Belo Horizonte at 10:52. A male passenger stood up from his seat and hijacked the flight at 11:09. He stormed the cockpit at 11:12 and shot and killed the copilot when the latter attempted to stop the hijacker.
The flight diverted to Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN) where it landed at 13:52. The hijacker was overpowered about 19:00.

Fuentes:
» Jornal do Brasil - 30 September 1988


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