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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Fecha:viernes 23 octubre 1981
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Operador:American Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 109
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:AA676
Descripción:
During meal service the hijacker gave a flight attendant a note which directed that the aircraft be flown to Quebec, Canada. He claimed to have explosives and accomplices. The pilot convinced him a stop to refuel in New York would be necessary before landing. The hijacker told the pilot he wanted to surrender and that he had no explosives or accomplices. After landing In New York, he was taken into custody. Search of the hijacker and the plane revealed no explosives.



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Distance from San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 2563 km (1602 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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