Flugunfall 31 MAY 1989 einer McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) registration unknown - Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR)
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Datum:Mittwoch 31 Mai 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Fluggesellschaft:ALM - Antillean Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 81
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 87
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR) (   Curaçao)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Flug nach:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
Flugnummer:LM974
Unfallbericht:
Four Haitian nationals attempted to hijack an ALM aircraft with 87 passengers and crew on a flight between Miami and Curaçao. The hijackers boarded during a stopover in Port-au-Prince. Once the plane was in the air, the hijackers claimed in a written note that they had a bomb hidden in the lavatory and wanted to be flown to Israel. The pilot chose not to comply and continued to fly and land in Curaçao. The hijackers surrendered to authorities in Curaçao.

Informationsquelle:
» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1989 / FAA
» Amigoe 1 June 1989


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Distance from Port-au-Prince Airport to Curaçao-Hato International Airport as the crow flies is 791 km (494 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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