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Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 26 Dezember 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 707
Fluggesellschaft:American Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 90
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 97
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flug nach:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flugnummer:AA47
Unfallbericht:
A young man with a toy gun and a hunting knife tried to hijack an American Airlines Boeing 707. He was overpowered by two crewmen and two passengers.

Informationsquelle:
» Desert Sun, 27 December 1971


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Distance from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL to San Francisco International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 2943 km (1840 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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