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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Datum:zaterdag 17 juni 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-800
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:South African Airways - SAA
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Cape Town International Airport (CPT) (   Zuid-Afrika)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cape Town International Airport (CPT/FACT), Zuid-Afrika
Vliegveld van aankomst:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS), Zuid-Afrika
A 21-year old Zimbabwean student, allegedly tried to hijack the flight by forcing his way into the cockpit armed with a hypodermic needle. He was overpowered by passengers, including an off-duty Captain, and crew. The student wanted to force the flight to divert to Maputo.

» Hijack suspect to appear in court amid concern over airport safety (Business Day 19-6-2006)


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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 Cape Town International Airport en Johannesburg International Airport bedraagt 1267 km (792 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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