GTD ID:
199103260007

When:
1991-03-26

Country:
Singapore

Region:
Southeast Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Singapore

City:
Singapore

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Hijacking
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Airports and Aircraft
Name of Entity Singapore Airlines
Specific Description Flight SQ117 (Airbus A-310 acft)
Nationality of Target Singapore
Additional Information
Hostages Yes
Number of Hostages Unknown
US Hostages 0
Outcome Successful Rescue
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Fake Weapons
Weapon Details
Knives; Fake grenades
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Zulfikar Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 4
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources