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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:vrijdag 8 juni 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans Australia Airlines - TAA
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 41
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 47
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD (BNE) (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Coolangatta Airport, QLD (OOL/YBCG), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD, AustraliŽ
A passenger, armed with a 12-gauge shotgun, hijacked the flight and demanded the pilot to circle Brisbane. A landing was then made at Brisbane to refuel. Meanwhile the passengers were released.
While on the ground he was overpowered by the crew.

» The Canberra Times 9 June 1979


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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 Coolangatta Airport, QLD en Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD bedraagt 94 km (59 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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