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Datum:zaterdag 20 augustus 1977
Type:Boeing 707
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Western Air Lines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 31
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Salt Lake City, UT (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver (unknown airport), CO, Verenigde Staten
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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