- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 04, 1977
Time: c 20:15
Location: Straits of Johore, near Kampung Ladang, Malaysia
Operator: Malaysia Airlines
Flight #: 653
Route: Penang - Kuala Lumpur
AC Type: Boeing B-737-2H6
Registration: 9M-MBD
cn / ln: 20585/306
Aboard: 100   (passengers:93  crew:7)
Fatalities: 100   (passengers:93  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: During a hijacking and while descending from 21,000 to 7,000 feet, both pilots were shot and the aircraft crashed into a swamp.
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