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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 30 april 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24V
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registratie: SP-LTG
Constructienummer: 67302504
Bouwjaar: 1966
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport (THF) (   Duitsland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport (WRO/EPWR), Polen
Vliegveld van aankomst:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polen
Beschrijving:
While en route between Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland, eight hijackers overpowered and disarmed the six security men aboard and required that the plane be flown to West Berlin-Tempelhof Airport. Two of the security men were Injured. Upon landing the hijackers were taken Into custody by US authorities and turned over to West Berlin authorities. They requested political asylum.
Reportedly 28 other passengers chose to remain in West Berlin. The aircraft, crew, security personnel, and remaining passengers were allowed to return to Poland. The hijackers were sentenced to terms ranging from 2 to 4 years for endangering air traffic.

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» Miklos Szabo


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De afstand tussen Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport en Warszawa-Okecie Airport bedraagt 303 km (189 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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