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Datum:Samstag 10 November 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Airbus A300
Fluggesellschaft:Thai Airways International
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 205
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 221
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Calcutta-Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport (CCU) (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Yangon-Mingaladon Airport (RGN/VYYY), Myanmar
Flug nach:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
An Airbus A300 en route from Yangon to Bangkok was hijacked by four Burmese students who demanded to be flown to India. The pilot diverted to Calcutta. They demanded restoration of democracy in Burma. The hijackers surrendered after negotiations.

» The Indian Express - Nov 11, 1990
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Yangon-Mingaladon Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 580 km (363 miles).

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