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Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Wednesday 26 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild FH-227B
Operator:Mohawk Airlines
Registration: N7817M
C/n / msn: 539
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 47
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Airport, NY (POU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Albany Airport, NY (ALB/KALB), United States of America
Destination airport:New York (unknown airport), NY, United States of America
Flightnumber: 452
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded money. He was shot and killed when trying to get away in car.

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