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Datum:woensdag 20 maart 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:East African Airways Corp. - EAAC
Registratie: 5Y-AAC
Constructienummer: 10212
Bouwjaar: 1962-10-23 (11 years 5 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 29
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 33
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Entebbe Airport (EBB) (   Oeganda)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nairobi (unknown airport), Kenia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Malindi Airport (MYD/HKML), Kenia
Beschrijving:
Two Ethiopian passengers brandished a gun and hijacked the aircraft, apparently protesting against the rule of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. They demanded to be flown to Libya. The first refueling stop was at Entebbe, Uganda. After negotiations both hijackers surrendered.

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