Unlawful Interference Boeing 727-114 HK-2637, Thursday 7 January 1982
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Date:Thursday 7 January 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 727-114
Owner/operator:Aerotal Colombia
Registration: HK-2637
MSN: 19815/443
Year of manufacture:1967
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport (SMR/SKSM)
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ)
About 15 minutes after departure from Barranquilla, the hijacker pushed a flight attendant into the cockpit. Armed with a bottle of gasoline and a stick of dynamite he threatened to blow up the plane unless he was flown to Aruba. He further demanded that his brother who hijacked an aircraft in May 1978 be released from prison. When a flight attendant asked for permission to use the rest room, a passenger knocked the hijacker down. Other passengers joined In the attack and the hijacker was overpowered. The aircraft returned to Barranquilla where the hijacker was taken into custody.


El Tiempo - 8 Jan. 1982

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27 January 1982 HK-2637X Aerotal Colombia 0 Bogotá, Cali sub

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