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Status:
Datum:Samstag 12 Juni 1999
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 737
Fluggesellschaft:Xiamen Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 68
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 75
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Shanghai (unknown airport), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), Volksrepublik China
Flugnummer:MF8502
Unfallbericht:
A passenger tried to hijack Xiamen Airlines flight 8502 using a knife. The hijacker, a hospital worker from Shanghai who had recently been laid off, wanted to be taken to Taiwan. In-flight security subdued the man.

Informationsquelle:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1999 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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