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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 20 November 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-24V
Fluggesellschaft:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Kennzeichen: SP-LTB
Werknummer: 67302205
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 18
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Wien-Schwechat Airport (VIE) (   Österreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport (WRO/EPWR), Polen
Flug nach:Bratislava-Ivanka Airport (BTS/LZIB), Slowakien
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Vienna, Austria. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

» Arbeiter-Zeitung, 21-11-1969
» E-mail Thomas Gamharter (15-1-2014)


photo of Antonov-An-24V-SP-LTB

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 Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport to Bratislava-Ivanka Airport as the crow flies is 325 km (203 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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