ASN Aircraft accident NAMC YS-11 registration unknown Baltimore/Washington Friendship International Airport, MD (BWI)
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Date:Tuesday 2 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic YS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Operator:Piedmont Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Baltimore/Washington Friendship International Airport, MD (BWI) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Atlanta (unknown airport), GA, United States of America
Destination airport:Baltimore/Washington Friendship International Airport, MD (BWI/KBWI), United States of America
One passenger remained on board after landing and demanded to be taken to Canada. He was talked into surrendering by a Roman Catholic cardinal and an FBI agent.


» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 2, 1973


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