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Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 May 1948
Type:Siebel Si 204
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Erding Air Base (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brno Turany Airport (BRQ/LKTB), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Ceske Budejovice Air Base (LKCS), Czech Republic
Narrative:
Five passengers hijacked a domestic flight in Czechoslovakia and demanded the pilot at gunpoint to fly to Germany. They were fleeing the country after the Communist coup in February 1948.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Corpus Christi Times May 7, 1948


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Distance from Brno Turany Airport to Ceske Budejovice Air Base as the crow flies is 166 km (103 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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