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Last updated: 25 January 2021
Fecha:jueves 16 marzo 2000
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic MD83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Operador:Alaska Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport (PVR/MMPR), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), Estados Unidos de América
A male passenger on board an Alaska Airlines MD-83 aircraft en route to Portland, Oregon, via San Francisco, forced open the cockpit door, assaulted the co-pilot and attempted to take control of the aircraft. The co-pilot sustained injuries to his hand, but crew members and several passengers subdued the perpetrator, who was arrested when the aircraft landed in San Francisco.


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Distance from Puerto Vallarta-Gustavo D. Ordaz Airport to San Francisco International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 2489 km (1556 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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