Last updated: 25 April 2014
Datum:dinsdag 8 maart 1988
Type:Tupolev 154B-2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registratie: CCCP-85413
Constructienummer: 80A-413
Bouwjaar: 1980
Aantal vlieguren:11411
Aantal vluchten:4669
Motoren: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 76
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusland) show on map
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kurgan Airport (KRO/USUU), Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusland
The aircraft was hijacked by family (11 people) from Irkutsk who demanded to be flown to London. A landing at Leningrad was made to refuel. While on the ground the aircraft was stormed by Russian troops. Explosions followed, causing severe damage to the tail of the aircraft. Five of the hijackers were killed, along with 3 passengers and a stewardess.

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