Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 January 1990
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Iran Air
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Destination airport:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB), Iran
Narrative:
4 hijackers demanded to be taken to Iraq/Israel. Hijackers taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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Distance from Shiraz Airport to Bandar Abbas Airport as the crow flies is 449 km (280 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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