Flugunfall 28 FEB 1994 einer Boeing 727-2D6 registration unknown - Alicante Airport (ALC)
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Datum:Montag 28 Februar 1994
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2D6
Fluggesellschaft:Air Algérie
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 130
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Alicante Airport (ALC) (   Spanien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Oran-es Senia Airport (ORN/DAOO), Algerien
Flug nach:Annaba-Les Salines Airport (AAE/DABB), Algerien
An Air Algerie domestic flight with 130 people aboard was hijacked to the southern Spanish port of Alicante. Flight 6165 was en route from Oran, in western Algeria, to Annaba, near the Tunisian border when it was hijacked by three Algerian policemen. The plane landed at Alicante Airport, reportedly without the pilot requesting prior clearance. The hijackers, after a period of negotiations with Spanish authorities, released 12 hostages unharmed. The hijackers demanded political asylum and carried handguns throughout the five-hour ordeal. They surrendered to authorities after the aircraft was surrounded by Spanish police.

» El Pais, 1 March 1994


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Distance from Oran-es Senia Airport to Annaba-Les Salines Airport as the crow flies is 763 km (477 miles).

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