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A 28-year-old man.(used knife to force way on All Nippon Airways flight of July 23, 1999)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)

A 28-year-old man who reportedly wanted to test his flying skills used a knife to force his way onto the flight deck of an All Nippon Airways 747400 where he stabbed Capt. Naoyuki Nagashima to death before being overpowered by other crewmembers. The aircraft, carrying 503 passengers and a crew of 14, was en route from Tokyo to Sapporo on July 23 when the incident occurred. It subsequently returned to Tokyo Haneda. …

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