Vliegtuigongeval op 31 MAY 1989 met McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) registration unknown - Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR)
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Datum:woensdag 31 mei 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:ALM - Antillean Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 81
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 87
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR) (   Curaçao)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haïti
Vliegveld van aankomst:Curaçao-Hato International Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
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.

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


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Port-au-Prince Airport en Curaçao-Hato International Airport bedraagt 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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