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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 13 abril 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operador:Frontier Airlines (FL)
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Albuquerque International Airport, NM (ABQ/KABQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:FL91
Descripción:
A Mexican national with a history of psychiatric problems hijacked Frontier Airlines Flight 91 to Los Angeles using an unloaded gun.
At LAX three Spanish-speaking newsmen were allowed on the plane. The hijacker gave a rambling speech in Spanish over radio and television. After that he surrendered.



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Distance from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ as the crow flies is 524 km (328 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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