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Datum:Freitag 12 Januar 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-2H3
Fluggesellschaft:Tunis Air
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 75
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Tripoli (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunesien
Flug nach:Djerba-Melita Airport (DJE/DTTJ), Tunesien
Unfallbericht:
Three hijackers demanded release of Habib Achour, a Tunisian trade unionist who had been imprisoned.
The aircraft diverted to Tripoli, Libya, where the hijackers surrendered.

Informationsquelle:
» De Telegraaf 13-1-1979


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Distance from Tunis-Carthage Airport to Djerba-Melita Airport as the crow flies is 332 km (208 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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