Date: 4 December 1977
Location: near Tanjung Kupang, Malaysia
Type of event: terrorism
A hijacked Malaysian Boeing 737 airliner crashed about 8:15 PM near the Straits of Johore. The aircraft was descending when the hijackers shot both pilots after which the airliner crashed in a swamp, killing all aboard.
Consequences: 100 killed
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