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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Date:Monday 17 May 1971
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Operator:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Malmö (   Sweden)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Malmö-Bulltofta Airport, Sweden
Destination airport:Stockholm (unknown airport), Sweden
An American hijacked the DC-9 by holding a knife at the throat of his girl friend. He wanted to be flown to the United States to see his mother. He surrendered after 45 minutes.



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