ASN logo
Hijacking description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 2 March 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Operator:Air New England
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Hyannis Airport, MA (HYA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hyannis-Barnstable Airport, MA (HYA/KHYA), United States of America
Destination airport:Nantucket Memorial Airport, MA (ACK/KACK), United States of America
Flightnumber: 911
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to New Haven. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hyannis-Barnstable Airport, MA to Nantucket Memorial Airport, MA as the crow flies is 49 km (31 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.
languages: languages

Share