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Hijacking description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 2 February 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-2Z0
Operator:Air China
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 148
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 160
Airplane damage: None
Location:Fuzhou Airport (FOC) (   China)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China
Destination airport:Fuzhou Airport (FOC/ZSFZ), China
Flightnumber:1505
Narrative:
A male passenger attempted to seize an Air China aircraft shortly after landing. He displayed and sprinkled a can of gasoline and tried to light it but he was overpowered by crew members. None of the passengers was injured.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

Sources:
» Acts of Unlawful Interference - (1996-2004) / ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Branch (S&F)


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Distance from Beijing-Capital Airport to Fuzhou Airport as the crow flies is 1588 km (992 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.
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