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Datum:maandag 9 juni 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2Y5
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Malta
Registratie: 9H-ABF
Constructienummer: 23848/1418
Bouwjaar: 1987-07-10 (9 years 11 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 74
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 80
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN) (   Duitsland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Vliegveld van aankomst:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkije
Twenty minutes after takeoff, the aircraft was hijacked by two men. One of the men went into the cockpit and showed the pilot what looked like sticks of dynamite strapped to his chest. They demanded to be taken to Cologne, Germany. The hijackers demanded the release of Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Agca, who at the time was serving a life sentence in Italy after trying to assassinate Pope John Paul II in 1981. However three hours after landing, the men surrendered. German police found no explosives on the aircraft.

» Air Malta flight KM 830. (2006, April 28). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10:32, June 18, 2006, from


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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 Malta-Luqa Airport en Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport bedraagt 1362 km (851 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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