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Last updated: 2 April 2020
Datum:donderdag 29 september 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-317
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:VASP - ViaÁ„o Aťrea S„o Paulo
Registratie: PP-SNT
Constructienummer: 23176/1213
Bouwjaar: 1986-03-18 (2 years 7 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 98
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:Goi‚nia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN) (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, BraziliŽ
Vluchtnummer: 375
The VASP Boeing 737-300 operated on a domestic passenger flight from Porto Velho to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with en route stops at CuiabŠ, BrasŪlia, Goi‚nia, 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 Goi‚nia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN) where it landed at 13:52. The hijacker was overpowered about 19:00.

» Jornal do Brasil - 30 September 1988


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