Registration Details For G-ASGN (British Overseas Airways Corporation) VC-10-1151

Serial 864
Line Number
First Flight01/05/1968
ModelVC-10-1151
StatusWritten-off
CommentsThe VC10 was hijacked after leaving Bahrain for Beirut on September 9. The aircraft landed at Beirut and was then flown to Zerqa, a military airfield 20 miles north of Amman also known as 'Dawson's Field'. On this airfield the VC10 was joined by a 707 and a DC-8 in one of the largest hijackings in history. The hijackers from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine released the hostages and blew up the planes on September 12 1970.
Registration History
  Reg Airline Delivered Status
Not Seen It G-ASGN British Overseas Airways Corporation 07.05.68 Written-off

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