Narrative:A lone male passenger attempted to hijack an Iran Air aircraft on a domestic flight from Shiraz to Tehran. He was apparently subdued by security staff onboard the plane.
|Date:||Tuesday 5 May 1987|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) ( Iran)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1987 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
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 Shiraz Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 690 km (431 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.