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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Montag 22 Januar 2007
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-500 ?
Fluggesellschaft:Air Botswana
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 27
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) (   Südafrika)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Gaborone-Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE/FBSK), Botswana
Flug nach:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR), Südafrika
Flugnummer:BP201
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after takeoff a 26-year-old man jumped up. He carried a bottle of liquid and said if the water touched the lid, it would explode. He also claimed to be a member of al-Qaeda. The flight continued to Johannesburg. When the plane stopped in a secure area far from the terminal, the man insisted on speaking to a police officer. When police boarded the plane, the man was tackled and arrested.

Informationsquelle:
» No Al Qaeda links in attempted skyjacking (SABC, 23-1-2007)


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Distance from Gaborone-Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport as the crow flies is 292 km (182 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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