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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Datum:zaterdag 1 oktober 1988
Type:Airbus A300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:American Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 221
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 231
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (   Ha´ti)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Ha´ti
Vliegveld van aankomst:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Verenigde Staten
Three armed Haitian soldiers stormed aboard American Airlines Flight 658, an A300 with 221 passengers and a crew of 10, during the boarding process at Port-Au-Prince International Airport. The three soldiers surrendered their weapons to the flight crew after it was agreed to fly them to New York. The hijackers were arrested upon arrival in New York, They were apparently seeking political asylum. There were no injuries.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 Port-au-Prince Airport en New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY bedraagt 2443 km (1527 miles).

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