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Status:
Datum:zaterdag 12 juni 1999
Type:Boeing 737
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Xiamen Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 68
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 75
Schade: Geen
Plaats:at an unknown location (   China)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shanghai (unknown airport), China
Vliegveld van aankomst:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), China
Vluchtnummer:MF8502
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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