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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Date:Friday 2 July 1971
Type:Boeing 707
Operator:Braniff International Airways
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 103
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 110
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   Argentina)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), Mexico
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Two passengers hijacked Braniff flight 14, demanded money and to be taken to Algeria. The airplane landed at Monterrey were 100 passengers were released in exchange for USD 100,000

» St. Petersburg Times - Jul 4, 1971


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Distance from Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 3622 km (2264 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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