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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Date:vendredi 15 septembre 1972
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC92 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-21
Compagnie:Scandinavian Airlines System - SAS
Immatriculation: LN-RLO
Numéro de série: 47307/463
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 86
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 90
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Madrid (   Espagne)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Göteborg-Torslanda Airport (GOT/ESGB), Suède
Aéroport de destination:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN/ESSA), Suède
Right after takeoff the plane was hijacked by three men from the Croatian Ustasja Movement. They forced the Capten Bo Wrenfeldt to divert to Bulltofta airport outside of Malmö where they landed at 17:13. The hijackers demands was that 7 Croatians who where in prison in Sweden for different attacks in 1971 should be released within 8 hours, and that they will get 500 000 Swedish crowns in cash. During the evening 6 passengers where allowed to leave the airplane because of medical reasons. The seven imprisoned Croatians where transported to Malmö and six of them boarded the aircraft (one didn’t want to join) around 04:00, September 16. They where exchanged with 30 passengers. At 08:20 a police car approached the plane, two police men jumped out with two suitcases containing a total of 500.000 SEK. The rest of the passengers where released, and one of the last passengers got the suitcases and went back into the plane and then also left the plane.
At 08:54 the DC-9 with the exhausted crew of 4 and 9 Croatians departed to at this time an unknown destination. They flew to Madrid in Spain where the Croatians asked for political asylum and they all got arrested by Spanish police.

» PG Jansson (E-mail 7-1-2007)
» Sveriges Television (SVT)


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Göteborg-Torslanda Airport et Stockholm-Arlanda Airport est de 412 km (257 miles).

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