Aviation Photo #0404730 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 - Aeropostal

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This aircraft formerly known as "El Zuliano" was hijacked on 1984 by two gunmen that demanded money, weapons and a helicopter. Flight LV252 with 79 passengers on board was parked in the middle of Curacao Airport main runway. The plane was stormed by Venezuelan commandos and both hijackers were killed. No passegers were injuried. The aircraft was in service until 2005, then was scrapped.
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