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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Datum:vrijdag 29 november 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Canadian Pacific Air Lines - CPAL
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:Saskatoon Airport, SK (YXE) (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Winnipeg International Airport, MB (YWG/CYWG), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Winnipeg International Airport, MB en Edmonton International Airport, AB bedraagt 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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