Vliegtuigongeval op 15 MAY 1980 met Grumman G-73 Mallard registration unknown - Miami Seaplane Base, FL (MPB)
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Datum:donderdag 15 mei 1980
Tijd:05:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Chalk's International Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Miami Seaplane Base, FL (MPB) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:-
Vliegveld van vertrek:Miami SPB, FL (MPB), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Armed with a 45-calibre pistol and a 22-calibre rifle the hijacker forced a male maintenance employee to board the aircraft. He then demanded a pilot and to be flown to South Africa. After 8 hours of negotiation he surrendered, deplaned and was taken into custody.
The hijacker had complained he had been cheated out of welfare money.

Bronnen:
» St. Petersburg Times - May 16, 1980


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