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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 19 Juli 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188 Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Trans Australia Airlines - TAA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 43
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD (BNE) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Sydney (unknown airport), NSW, Australien
Flug nach:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD, Australien
Unfallbericht:
A man pulled out a sawed off rifle and asked demanded to be flown to Singapore. The first officer armed himself with a fire hatchet, came back to the passenger cabin and smashed the hijacked across the wrist. The rifle discharged sending a bullet through the plane's ceiling. After the man had been overpowered two sticks of dynamite were found under his seat.



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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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