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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Fecha:viernes 29 noviembre 1974
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operador:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Saskatoon Airport, SK (YXE) (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canadá
Número de Vuelo:CP71
CP Air Flight 71 was hijacked by a male passenger. He grabbed a flight attendant in the rear galley and threatened her with a knife.
He demanded to be taken to Cyprus but surrendered before the plane landed at Saskatoon Airport, SK (YXE). He was escorted to the terminal building by the captain and arrested by the RCMP.
The hijacker pleaded guilty to exercising control of an aircraft by force, intending to divert it from the original flight plan. He was sentenced to seven years in the federal penitentiary in Prince Albert.


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Distance from Winnipeg International Airport, MB to Edmonton International Airport, AB as the crow flies is 1179 km (737 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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