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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 21 Dezember 1976
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
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Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   USA)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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A United Air Lines employee boarded and hijacked an empty DC-8 on the ground at San Francisco Airport. The hijacker demanded he be provided crew to fly to the East Coast, holding two hostages.
He later surrendered. Superior Court Judge ruled him legally insane.



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