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Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 July 1972
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 120
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Lake Jackson, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), United States of America
Destination airport:New York (unknown airport), NY, United States of America
Flightnumber:NA496
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded money. The Boeing 727 returned to Philadelpia where the demands were met. The plane departed for Lake Jackons where both hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack


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