Airline hijackings 1945-2015

ACTUALITEIT - A plane from Egyptian Airlines was hijacked today. Once it was a favorite way of terrorists and other people to get attention or money.

dinsdag 29 maart 2016 | actualiteit, Terrorisme, english

At the peak in 1969 86 planes were hijacked

These days it's no longer so common, the data from Aviation Safety Network shows. At the peak in 1969 86 planes were hijacked. Since 2002 the average is just 3.5 per year.

Even though a lot of hijackings occured between the sixties and 2001 not a lot of casualties fell. Untill 2001 that is.

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