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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Datum:donderdag 7 januari 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-114
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aerotal Colombia
Registratie: HK-2637
Constructienummer: 19815/443
Bouwjaar: 1967-07-28 (14 years 6 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 70
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) (   Colombia)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport (SMR/SKSM), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Beschrijving:
About 15 minutes after departure from Barranquilla, the hijacker pushed a flight attendant into the cockpit. Armed with a bottle of gasoline and a stick of dynamite he threatened to blow up the plane unless he was flown to Aruba. He further demanded that his brother who hijacked an aircraft in May 1978 be released from prison. When a flight attendant asked for permission to use the rest room, a passenger knocked the hijacker down. Other passengers joined In the attack and the hijacker was overpowered. The aircraft returned to Barranquilla where the hijacker was taken into custody.

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» El Tiempo - 8 Jan. 1982


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport en Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport bedraagt 65 km (41 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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