Narrative:Three Iranian men, attempting to hijack the aircraft, were shot and killed by Iraqi security agents positioned aboard the aircraft. The attempted hijacking began when one of the hijackers carrying a bottle, wrapped in paper, opened the cockpit door and shouted that he was hijacking the aircraft. At this time the security agents shot and killed him and his two accomplices.
|Date:||Sunday 16 September 1984|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 110 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA) ( Iraq)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Larnaca Airport (LCA/LCLK), Cyprus|
|Destination airport:||Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA/ORBS), Iraq|
» De Telegraaf 17-9-1984
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 Larnaca Airport to Baghdad-Saddam International Airport as the crow flies is 987 km (617 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.