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Status:
Date:Monday 13 January 1975
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Eastern Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 60
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Washington, DC (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), United States of America
Destination airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), United States of America
Flightnumber:EA140
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to San Juan, PR. Plane stormed/hijacker arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA to Philadelphia International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 1064 km (665 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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