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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Datum:Montag 10 Juli 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 737
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 53
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:München-Riem Airport (MUC) (   Deutschland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN/EDDK), Deutschland
Flug nach:München-Riem Airport (MUC/EDDM), Deutschland
An Algerian passenger handed a note to a flight attendant, claiming to have explosives. He demanded $400,000 in ransom and a parachute. After landing at Munich, he allowed the passengers to leave the plane. Meanwhile two policemen entered the aircraft and were able to arrest the hijacker. No explosives were found.

» Het Parool, 11 July 1972


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Distance from Köln/Bonn Airport to München-Riem Airport as the crow flies is 444 km (277 miles).

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