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Datum:Samstag 20 August 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 707
Fluggesellschaft:Western Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Salt Lake City, UT (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), USA
Flug nach:Denver (unknown airport), CO, USA
A passenger on Western flight 550 claimed to have a bomb and demanded to be flown to Mexico and numerous other locations. The Boeing 707 finally landed at Salt lake City, Utah, where the hijacker surrendered to authorities.


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