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Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:Friday 2 November 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Moscow (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Bryansk Airport (BZK/UUBP), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva (unknown airport), Russia
Narrative:
4 hijackers demanded money and to be taken to Sweden. Plane stormed/hijackers arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

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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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