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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Fecha:martes 22 agosto 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operador:Alyemda
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 52
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 58
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN) (   Libia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Beirut Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo (unknown airport), Egipto
Descripción:
Three passengers hijacked the Alyemda plane en route between Beirut (BEY) and Cairo. The flight diverted to Nicosia (NIC), Cyprus.
The hijackers said that they belonged to a group named the Eagles of National Unity in South Yemen. After a three hour refueling stop the airplane continued to Benghazi (BEN), Libya. The hijackers surrendered to Libyan authorities.



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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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