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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 24 Januar 2007
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Fluggesellschaft:Air West, Co
Kennzeichen: ST-SDA ?
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 95
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 103
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:N'Djamena Airport (NDJ) (   Tschad)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS), Sudan
Flugnummer: 612
The plane was hijacked by the unidentified Sudanese man carrying an AK-47 rifle 30 minutes after takeoff. He demanded to be flown to Chad. He surrendered after landing at N'Djamena and requested asylum from the French embassy.

» Reuters


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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to El Fasher Airport as the crow flies is 804 km (502 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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