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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Freitag 22 November 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Super VC10-1151
Fluggesellschaft:British Airways
Kennzeichen: G-ASGR
Werknummer: 867
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 550
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 47
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Dubai, Tripoli, Tunis (   Tunesien)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Flug nach:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Four hijackers demanded release of prisoners. Hijackers demands were accepted. Duration of the hijacking: 3 days.


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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 Dubai Airport to Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport as the crow flies is 3345 km (2091 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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