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Hijacking description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 9 February 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Da Nang Airport (DAD) (   Vietnam)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Da Nang Airport (DAD/VVDN), Vietnam
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
One hijacker. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Da Nang Airport to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport as the crow flies is 935 km (584 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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