Hijacking
Last updated: 18 December 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 18 mayo 1973
Tipo:Tupolev 104B
Operador:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-42411
Numéro de série: 820303
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 2 Mikulin AM-3M-500
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 74 / Ocupantes: 74
Total:Fatalidades: 82 / Ocupantes: 82
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:97 km (60.6 milles) W of Chita (   Rusia) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chita Airport (HTA/UIAA), Rusia
Descripción:
The Tupolev 104 was hijacked by a passenger, who demanded to be flown to China. The explosive device which he had taken with him detonated at an altitude of FL300, causing the plane to crash east of Lake Baikal.
The Tu-104 is also reported to have been CCCP-42379.


Fuentes:
» Soviet Transports
» Aviation Disasters / D. Gero


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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Chita Airport as the crow flies is 604 km (378 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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