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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:zondag 19 januari 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8D6
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Algérie
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 25
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 31
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG) (   Algerije)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Constantine-Ain el Bey Airport (CZL/DABC), Algerije
Vliegveld van aankomst:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algerije
Shortly after takeoff at 20:20, the perpetrator demanded that the aircraft be flown to North Korea. The pilot, who claimed that the aircraft did not have enough fuel to fly to the demanded destination, continued to Algiers where rapid intervention by the police of the Houari Boumediene Airport led to the arrest of the perpetrator.

» Acts of Unlawful Interference - (1996-2004) / ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Branch (S&F)


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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 Constantine-Ain el Bey Airport en Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport bedraagt 306 km (191 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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