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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 20 diciembre 1978
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operador:Indian Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 126
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 132
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Varanasi (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Calcutta Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lucknow-Amausi Airport (LKO/VILK), India
Número de Vuelo:IC410
Descripción:
Indian Airlines flight 410 from Calcutta to Lucknow and Delhi, was hijacked on the first leg of the flight. Two men diverted the plane to Varanasi, claiming to have explosives.
They demanded the release of Indira Gandhi. After four hours the demands were dropped and the hijackers surrendered.
It appeared both men had toy guns and a cricket ball.

Fuentes:
» Indian Airports (Shocking Ground Realities) / By Kishin R. Wadhwaney, 2004


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Distance from Calcutta Airport to Lucknow-Amausi Airport as the crow flies is 884 km (552 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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