Hijacking description
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 20 February 1993
Type:Tupolev 134
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 76
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 82
Airplane damage: None
Location:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) (   Sweden)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tyumen Airport (TJM/USTR), Russia
Destination airport:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Flightnumber:2134
Narrative:
One hijacker, accompanied by his wife and child, demanded to be taken to the USA. A refueling stop was made in Tallinn, where 30 passengers were released. The aircraft was then flown to Stockholm where the hijacker demanded a larger plane to be flown to the U.S. After releasing another 12 passengers the hijacker surrendered.

Events:


Sources:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1993 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Tyumen Airport to Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 2018 km (1261 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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