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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 14 abril 1980
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Continental Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 78
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ontario International Airport, CA (ONT/KONT), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:CO11
Descripción:
After boarding Continental flight 11, a man brandished a knife and demanded the aircraft take off. The flight attendants had the passengers start deplaning. A flight attendant told the pilot there was a strange noise in the rear of the aircraft. The hijacker was told this would require correction before takeoff. The hijacker then dropped the knife and was taken into custody.
Sentenced to 20 years for air piracy.



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Distance from Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO to Ontario International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1287 km (804 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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