Hijacking
Last updated: 22 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 25 diciembre 1987
Tipo:unknown
Operador:Iran Air
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Mashhad Airport (MHD) (   Irán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Irán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Irán
Descripción:
Members of an anti-Khomeini group known as the Mujahadeen-E-Khalq attempted to seize control of an Iranian airliner on a domestic flight between Tehran and Mashad, according to an Iranian news service. The hijackers, armed with a hand grenade, were overpowered by Iranian Revolutionary Guards on the aircraft and the plane continued on to its destination.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1987 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Mashhad Airport as the crow flies is 747 km (467 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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