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Last updated: 26 November 2021
Fecha:lunes 23 julio 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-246B
Operador:Japan Air Lines - JAL
Registración: JA8109
Numéro de série: 20503/180
Año de Construcción: 1972-02-15 (1 year 5 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:4203
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN) (   Libia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Holanda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:JL404
Flight 404 was hijacked by 4 men and a woman, shortly after leaving Amsterdam. The woman hijacker got killed in an accidental explosion of the explosive device she was carrying. The aircraft landed at Dubai and later took off for Damascus and Benghazi. All passengers and crew were released and the aircraft blown up.

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photo of Boeing-747-246B-JA8109
accident date: 23-07-1973
type: Boeing 747-246B
registration: JA8109

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 Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport to Anchorage International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 7147 km (4467 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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