Unlawful Interference Boeing 737 , Friday 28 December 1990
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Date:Friday 28 December 1990
Time:
Type:Boeing 737
Owner/operator:Air Algérie
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Annaba Airport (AAE) -   Algeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ghardaïa-Noumérat Airport (GHA/DAUG)
Destination airport:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG/DAAG)
Narrative:
Air Algerie Flight 6201 was hijacked during a domestic flight from Ghardaia to Algiers. The aircraft landed at Mellah International Airport in Annaba, Algeria, where the two hijackers demanded that the plane be refueled. There were 82 passengers aboard the flight. By December 30, all passengers had been
released unharmed and the hijackers had surrendered to Algerian authorities.

Sources:

Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security

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