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Datum:vrijdag 10 mei 2002
Type:Boeing 737
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Xiamen Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Xiamen Airport (XMN) (   China)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport (SZX/ZGSZ), China
Vliegveld van aankomst:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), China
A man managed to smuggle two knives with blades of 9.5 cm and 7 cm respectively on his right and left feet past airport security check and boarded the aircraft destined for Xiamen. During flight, the perpetrator held a flight attendant hostage and demanded to be flown to Taipei. At the guidance of the pilot-in-command, the crew members responsible for security on board subdued the perpetrator. During trial, he was found to be mentally retarded and was sentenced to 4 years in prison for crimes of air piracy.

» Acts of Unlawful Interference - (1996-2004) / ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Branch (S&F)


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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 Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport en Xiamen Airport bedraagt 485 km (303 miles).

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