Malaysia Airlines Flight 653

Malaysia Airlines Flight 653Sunday December 4, 1977
During a hijacking and while descending from 21,000 to 7,000 feet, both pilots were shot and the aircraft crashed into a swamp.

Crash Details

DateSunday December 4, 1977
LocationStraits of Johore, near Kampung Ladang, Malaysia
Passengers93
Crew7
Fatalities100
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-2H6
OperatorMalaysia Airlines
Registration9M-MBD
Flight OriginPenang
Flight Destination Kuala Lumpur
Straits of Johore, near Kampung Ladang, Malaysia
Malaysia Airlines
Boeing B-737-2H6
1977