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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Fecha:domingo 6 septiembre 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B741 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-121
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N752PA
Numéro de série: 19656/34
Año de Construcción: 1970-04-10 (5 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:1125
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egipto)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM), Holanda
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:PA93
The aircraft, carrying 153 passengers and 17 crewmembers, was hijacked by two men just after leaving Amsterdam. The flight diverted to Beirut, where 7 others boarded the plane. The aircraft was then flown to Cairo. All occupants evacuated the aircraft immediately after landing. Only minutes later, the aircraft was blown up.

» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 14.09.1970 (33, 35, 36)


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Distance from Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 5805 km (3628 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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