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Hijacking
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:- (Geen officieel onderzoek)
Datum:woensdag 14 november 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans Guyana Airways
Registratie: 8R-GTG
Constructienummer: 208B-0397
Bouwjaar: 1994
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Geen
Plaats:at an unknown location (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lethem Airport (LTM/SYLT), Guyana
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ogle Airport (OGL/SYGO), Guyana
Beschrijving:
Shortly after takeoff four men armed with handguns ordered the pilot to fly to a remote dirt airstrip located in Brazil near the border with Venezuela. After a short time on the ground the pilot had to take off again. After circling for 15 minutes the Caravan landed again and all passengers and the pilot were put into a barn. The hijackers escaped on horses.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 2001 / DoT, TSA


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Lethem Airport en Ogle Airport bedraagt 422 km (264 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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