ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-80 (MD-80) registration unknown Lyon Satolas Airport (LYS)
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Status:5
Date:Wednesday 27 November 2002
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9-80 (MD-80)
Operator:Alitalia
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 74
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lyon Satolas Airport (LYS) (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ/LIPE), Italy
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG), France
Flightnumber:AZ363
Narrative:
Hijacked by mentally ill man claiming to be a member of the al-Qaeda network and threatening to blow up the plane. Hijacker surrendered.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi Airport to Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport as the crow flies is 824 km (515 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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