Vliegtuigongeval op 28 JAN 1978 met NAMC YS-11 registration unknown - Kinston, New Bern
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Datum:zaterdag 28 januari 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic YS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Piedmont Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 14
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Kinston, New Bern (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kinston-Stallings Field, NC (ISO/KISO), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Verenigde Staten
While on ground at Kinston, NC, a passenger pushed against the flight attendants, claiming he had a gun, and forced them into the cockpit, demanding to go to Havana, Cuba. The plane landed in New Bern, NC, to take on fuel and then the flight continued.
The hijacker was overpowered by passengers and crew and appeared not to be armed.
He was sentenced to 35 years for air piracy and 15 years for interference with flight crew.


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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 Kinston-Stallings Field, NC en Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC bedraagt 120 km (75 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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