Air Vietnam (South Vietnam) Flight 706

Air Vietnam (South Vietnam) Flight 706Sunday September 15, 1974
Hijacked. Detonation of two hand grenades in the passenger compartment after the pilot refused to fly to Hanoi, North Vietnam. The aircraft attempted to land, executed a missed approach and dove into the ground from a height of 1,000 feet.

Crash Details

DateSunday September 15, 1974
LocationPhan Rang, South Vietnam
Passengers67
Crew8
Fatalities75
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-727-121C
OperatorAir Vietnam (South Vietnam)
RegistrationXV-NJC
Flight OriginDa Nang
Flight Destination Saigon
Phan Rang, South Vietnam
Air Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Boeing B-727-121C
1974