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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Fecha:viernes 22 noviembre 1974
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Super VC10-1151
Operador:British Airways
Registración: G-ASGR
Numéro de série: 867
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 550
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes: 37
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 47
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Dubai, Tripoli, Tunis (   Túnez)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB), Emiratos Árabes Unidos
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Four hijackers demanded release of prisoners. Hijackers demands were accepted. Duration of the hijacking: 3 days.


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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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