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The pilot had attempted a water landing while trying to fight off the hijackers. During the struggle, the plane was forced into a roll just before.
Clearly, this will be easier and the chance of survival higher if the water is smoother rather than very rough, and if it is daylight so the pilot can see the surface clearly.
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During the struggle, the plane was forced into a roll just before impact with the water, causing the craft to break into three pieces.