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Hijacking
Last updated: 29 August 2015
Estado:
Fecha:martes 24 abril 1973
Tipo:Tupolev 104B
Operador:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-42505
Numéro de série: 021903
Año de Construcción: 1960
Horas Totales de la Célula:17095
Ciclos:10698
Motores: 2 Mikulin AM-3M-500
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 51
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 57
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Leningrad-Shosseynaya Airport (LED) (   Rusia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Leningrad-Shosseynaya Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Rusia
Descripción:
An Aeroflot flight from Leningrad to Moscow was hijacked by a passenger who demanded to be flown to Stockholm.
The flight crew decided to return to Leningrad.
The hijacker set off an explosive device when the landing gear was lowered, killing the flight engineer and himself.
A hole was blown in the right side of the fuselage but the aircraft landed safely.


Fuentes:
» Soviet Transports
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Leningrad-Shosseynaya Airport to Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport as the crow flies is 595 km (372 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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