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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Datum:Dienstag 26 August 2008
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Fluggesellschaft:Sun Air Company
Kennzeichen: ST-...
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 95
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 102
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Kufrah Airport (AKF) (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nyala Airport (UYL/HSNL), Sudan
Flug nach:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
The Sudanese airliner was hijacked after takeoff from Nyala (UYL). The aircraft diverted to Kufrah, Libya after authorities in Egypt refused permission for it to land in Cairo. The hijackers demanded to be flown to France. The next day all passengers were released by the hijackers. And later that day, both hijackers surrendered.

» Sudanese plane hijacked over Darfur (Al Jazeera, 26-8-2008)


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