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Hijacking description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 18 April 1952
Type:unknown
Operator:Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - JAT
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: None
Location:Graz-Thalerhof Airport (GRZ) (   Austria)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport, Serbia
Destination airport:Ljubljana-Brnik Airport (LJU/LJLJ), Slovenia
Narrative:
Six passengers hijacked the flight to Vienna, Austria using a kitchen knife, a pistol that would not fire and a revolver for which they had no ammunition.



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Distance from Beograd-Dojno Polje Airport to Ljubljana-Brnik Airport as the crow flies is 485 km (303 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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