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Datum:Freitag 28 Dezember 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 737
Fluggesellschaft:Air Algérie
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Annaba Airport (AAE) (   Algerien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport (GHA/DAUG), Algerien
Flug nach:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algerien
Air Algerie Flight 6201 was hijacked during a domestic flight from Ghardaia to Algiers. The aircraft landed at Mellah International Airport in Annaba, Algeria, where the two hijackers demanded that the plane be refueled. There were 82 passengers aboard the flight. By December 30, all passengers had been
released unharmed and the hijackers had surrendered to Algerian authorities.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport to Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport as the crow flies is 479 km (299 miles).

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