Hijacking description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 5 August 1985
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Iran Air
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: None
Location:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND) (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Destination airport:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB), Iran
Narrative:
Two agents from the "International Arrogance" attempted to hijack an Iran Air aircraft on a domestic flight en route from Tehran to Bandar Abbas in Iran. The in-flight security guards affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps reportedly shot and killed one hijacker and arrested the other. The aircraft landed safely at Bandar Abbas Airport without further incident.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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Distance from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Bandar Abbas Airport as the crow flies is 1050 km (656 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.
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