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Last updated: 9 October 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 26 Mai 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 24B
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Latvia
Kennzeichen: CCCP-46806
Werknummer: 57302108
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN) (   Schweden)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Donetsk Airport (DOK/UKCC), Ukraine
Flug nach:Riga-Central Airport (EVRS), Lettland
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Sweden. Demands were accepted and hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

» Peter Tancred


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The An-24 passing overhead Arlanda, escorted by a Swedish Air Force Saab Draken.
photo of Antonov 24B CCCP-46806
The hijacked An-24 makes a pass over the runway.
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The hijacked An-24 on final approach for landing.
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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 Donetsk Airport to Riga-Central Airport as the crow flies is 1341 km (838 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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