December 14, 1974
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Wabush, Quebec Canada
Perpetrators: Lary Maxwell Stanford
Event Type: Hijacking
Weapon Type(s): Firearms (Rifle/Shotgun)
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: Yes
1- Airports & Aircraft(Aircraft (not at an airport))
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 1 involved, 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "12/14/1974: Larry Maxwell Stanford hijacked a Quebecair BAC111 flying from Wabush to Montreal with 57 passengers on board. Standford pointed a rifle at a stewardess and held two stewardesses hostage. He forced the pilot to fly to Montreal and then shuttle between Montreal and Ottawa. He allowed the passengers to deplane in Ottawa. He surrendered after ten hours when his father, a psychiatrist, arrived and persuaded him to give his gun to a stewardess. He was ordered to undergo mental tests but was convicted on 04/26/1973."
References: 1) "Mickolus, Edward F. (1980). Trasnational Terrorism: Chronology of Events, 1968-1979. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 365."