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Last updated: 25 October 2020
Datum:dinsdag 23 november 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-301
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Zhejiang Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Xiamen Airport (XMN) (   China)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Yiwu Airport (YIW/ZSYW), China
Vliegveld van aankomst:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), China
A man claimed to have explosives in a bag and threatened to blow up the plane if the pilot refused to divert the flight to Taiwan. The pilot initially requested permission to land in Taiwan, but crew members overpowered the hijacker and found that his bag only contained sugar. The airplane turned away and landed in Xiamen (XMN).

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1999 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Yiwu Airport en Xiamen Airport bedraagt 563 km (352 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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