Lebanese TWA flight 847 Fact
Site
Place involved
Date
Aircraft
Fatalities
Survivors
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: Greek Airspace
: Beir...
Chronology
• 10.am

: Taking off from Cairo,Athen

The Flight was Hijacked shortly after take off by
German passenger that...
ASSUMPTION OF DISASTER ERROR
Airport security measurement not strictly
tight.
Stockholm Syndrome
This situation was sum...
Comparison Between Both Incident
Incident Type
Fatalities/Survivors
Time Period/Chronology
Personnel that involved
Ai...
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Lebanese twa flight 847 Hijacking fact

  1. 1. Lebanese TWA flight 847 Fact Site Place involved Date Aircraft Fatalities Survivors Incident type : Greek Airspace : Beirut , Algiers : June 14, 1985 : Trans World Airlines B727 :1 : 146 : Hijacking
  2. 2. Chronology • 10.am : Taking off from Cairo,Athen The Flight was Hijacked shortly after take off by German passenger that smuggle pistol. The Hijacker then ask the flight to be divert to Beirut International Airport where 19 passengers were allowed to leave in exchange for fuel. Then the aircraft continued on to Algiers, Algeria, where 20 passengers were released then later heading back to Beirut.During next stop one of the passenger were beaten and shot to death by the hijacker.7 passengers were held hostage somewhere in Beirut.The hijackers friends join in the flight before the plane returned to Algiers the following day. 65 passengers were released.Then later return to Beirut and remain there.Later on the hostages are release after Israel agree to some of hijacker demanded.
  3. 3. ASSUMPTION OF DISASTER ERROR Airport security measurement not strictly tight. Stockholm Syndrome This situation was summed up well by One of the hostages of the TWA Flight 847 hi-jack in June 1985: “They weren’t bad people. They let me eat, they let me sleep, they gave me my life.”
  4. 4. Comparison Between Both Incident Incident Type Fatalities/Survivors Time Period/Chronology Personnel that involved Airport Safety & Security Measurement

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