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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Datum:zondag 8 mei 1977
Type:Boeing 747
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Northwest Orient Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 15
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 251
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 266
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND) (   Japan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL), Verenigde Staten
A 25-year old American passenger hijacked the flight an hour after takeoff by taking another passenger hostage using a razor blade. He demanded to be flown to Moscow.
A flight attendant struck the hijacker with a fire axe. The aircraft then returned to Tokyo.


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