Unlawful Interference Boeing 707-300 , Thursday 20 January 1983
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Date:Thursday 20 January 1983
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 707-300
Owner/operator:Alyemda
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Djibouti Airport (JIB) -   Djibouti
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA)
Destination airport:Kuwait International Airport (KWI/OKBK)
Narrative:
Three hijackers forced the aircraft to land at Djibouti. After the aircraft landed a gun battle erupted inside the aircraft and two passengers were reportedly wounded. The hijackers subsequently surrendered and were taken Into custody by Djibouti authorities.
The hijackers were convicted of air piracy in Djibouti and reportedly sentenced to six months In prison. This was suspended.

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