Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

A time there wasduringthe60s, the 70s, the 80s, and also the 90s, when just skyjacking or the aero plane hijacking was just rampant. The climax was just 9/11 terrorist attack when the al-Qaeda hijacked American Airlines Flight no 11, and also the United Airlines Flight no 175 to attack at the World Trade Center and the twin-towers in the United States of the America. With implementation of the tightened security checks in some of the major airports across this world, the aircraft hijackings were thought to have just almost come to the end. But some of recent incidents prove it just all wrong. At time of just writing the article, we are just going through one of most mysterious aircraft missing that this world has just ever seen.

10. El Al Flight 426

Top Airplane Hijack in the History includes El Al Flight 426. If you just flip over history of El Al Airlines of the Israel, it has always been target for the prospective hijackers. But, as thorough the safety measures have just been taken for same reason, it is now considered one of safest airlines just around. El Al Airlines’ biggest blemish was also when the Flight 426 was also hijacked by the 3 members of the PFLP Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. In 23rd of the June year 1968, as plane took off from the London to the Rome, it was diverted to the Algiers.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

9. Lufthansa Flight 181

Top Airplane Hijack in the History includes Lufthansa Flight 181. Four militant Palestinians just hijacked Lufthansa Flight 181 in the midair in year 13th of the October, of 1977. With around 86 passengers and the 5 crew member aboard, plane was just destined from the Palma de Mallorca to the Frankfurt Lufthansa. The militant Palestinians, who just called themselves the Command Martyr Halime, were also again members of the PFLP. However they also demanded flight to be diverted to the Larnaca, it was just diverted to Rome due to just somewhat insufficient fuels. The finally settled in the Mogadishu and also the Operation Feuerzauber which was also undertaken by the GSG 9counter-terrorism group of the West German. GSG 9 took hostile raid of plane and also killed around 2 hijackers, just injuring the 2 others, and also saving all the 86 passengers.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

8. Air France Flight 139

Top Airplane Hijack in the History includes Air France Flight 139.Two members of the PFLP and also the two members of the German Revolutionary Cells hijacked Air France Flight no 139 from the Athens midair. The plane was also destined to the Paris, but diverted to the Benghazi of the Libya. As one of female hostages was just pretending to have miscarriage, they also released her and just took the remaining 247 passengers and also the crew of the 12 to the Entebbe Airport located in Uganda. Giving the life-threats to hostages, they also demanded release of the 40 Palestinians imprisoned in the Israel and also the 13 other countries. But group of around 100 elite Israeli commandos followed the Operation Entebbe and also attacked on hijackers. The Operation Entebbe just resulted into death of around 3 passengers, 1 Israeli’s Commando, and also the 45 Ugandan soldiers. A passenger who was just admitted to the hospital for the injuries was also later murdered. At end, around 105 passengers were just saved.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

7. Malaysia Airlines Flight 653

Top Airplane Hijack in the History includes Malaysia Airlines Flight 653. No longer just after departing from the Penang for the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Airlines Flight no 653 got hijacked. The Captain named GK Ganjoor reported unidentified hijacker was also aboard. Before all the communication was lost, the captain for last time reported that they were just proceeding to the Singapore.  The plane just crashed in the Kampong Ladang killing around 7 crew members and also the 93 passengers.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

6. Air India Flight 182

It is on 23rd June of year1985; the Air India Flight no 182 got hijacked when it was just flying over Atlantic Ocean and it also got blown up by secretly planted bomb in plane. According to then director of the Air India, he had been just receiving number of the hijacking threats from some of the political groups. The crash resulted in deaths of around 329 people on board this flight.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

5. Pan Am Flight 73

Pan Am Flight 73 was just about to depart for the Frankfurt from the Karachi, and around 4 members of the Abu Nidal Organization, who are also dressed as the airport security guards hijacked this plane. Grounding plane and also using the overhead hatch in cockpit, crew managed to just escape immediately. Consequently Indian-American passenger was executed as the demand of the crew return to plane was not met. As the plane grounded at darkness without the power, Pakistani forces just attacked on them, resulting into death of around 20 passengers.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

4. Iraqi Airways Flight 163

On December 25th of year 1986, Iraqi Airways Flight no 163 destined to the Amman from the Baghdad was just hijacked by the four men who were members of the Hezbollah. The plane was just carrying around 91 passengers along with the 15 crew members. Immediately after hijack, Security personnel just tried to neutralize them but they detonated the grenades in passenger cabin and also the cockpit, plane crashed near Arar of the Saudi Arabia. Out of the 106 people on the board, crash caused death of around 60 passengers and also the 3 crew members.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

3. Egypt Air Flight 648

Egypt Air Flight 648 hijacking is also remembered as one of bloodiest and also the most terrifying plane hijackings in this world. The events aboard the Egypt Air Flight no 648 are often taken examples of how NOT to just deal with the terrorists. The hardliner approach of the Maltese PM Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici resulted in execution of the 2 American passengers. The scene just got fiery and even chaotic when the Egyptian Commandos stormed plane in which around 56 of remaining 88 passengers were just killed.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

2. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961

The Ethiopian Airlines Flight np 961 is also considered as one of deadliest plane hijackings in this world. The Flight no 961 was also actually hijacked by the 3 disorganized Ethiopians who were seeking for the political asylum in the Australia. Both engines of plane failed and Captain was just unable to Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport. As result, the plane was also forced to crash in shallow waters causing death of around 122 out of the 172 passengers and the crew members.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

1. American Airlines Flight 11 & Flight 77, United Airlines Flight 175 & Flight 93

9/11 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center USA is most terrifying aero plane hijacking and also the terrorist attack we have just ever seen and is one world will just never forget. Killing around the 3,000 people and also resulting hundreds of the injuries, then leader of the al-Qaeda Osama-bin-laden masterminded the dreadful attack. They also hijacked American Airlines Flight no 11 and also the Flight no 77, the United Airlines Flight no 175 and Flight no 93 and just crashed all of these into the WTO Twin Towers on the purpose.

Top 10 Airplane Hijack In The History

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