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Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 13 February 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Operator:Türk Hava Yollari - THY
Registration: TC-JAE
C/n / msn: 47489/528
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 51
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Izmir (   Turkey)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkey
Destination airport:Izmir Airport, Turkey
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Yugoslavia. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Abdullah Nergiz (E-mail, 30-6-2010)


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