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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 21 december 1976
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Geen
Plaats:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Beschrijving:
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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