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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 28 maart 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic A310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A310-304
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:THY Turkish Airlines
Registratie: TC-JCZ
Constructienummer: 480
Bouwjaar: 1988-04-06 (15 years)
Motoren: 2 General Electric CF6-80C2A2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 196
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 204
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Istanbul (   Turkije)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkije
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB/LTAC), Turkije
Vluchtnummer:TK160
Beschrijving:
THY Flight 160 was hijacked by a man, shortly after takeoff from Istanbul. He wanted to be flown to Germany, but the plane first landed at Athens around 23:59 to refuel. After releasing all of the passengers, he reportedly tried to keep the pilots aboard but finally surrendered. Turkish police said the 20-year-old hijacker had been hoping to fly to Germany to join his birth father after a dispute with his stepfather in Turkey.

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Kaart
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 Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport en Ankara-Esenboga Airport bedraagt 363 km (227 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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