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.
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants
|Date:||Monday 5 August 1985|
|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|
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 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 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.