Hijacking
Last updated: 29 November 2014
Statuts:
Date:dimanche 6 février 2000
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-228
Compagnie:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Immatriculation: YA-FAY
Numéro de série: 22289/1719
Année de Fabrication: 1981-02-16 (18 years 12 months)
Moteurs: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord:
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 187
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:London-Stansted Airport (STN) (   Royaume Uni) show on map
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Aéroport de destination:Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR/OAMS), Afghanistan
Numéro de vol: 805
Détails:
The Ariana flight was hijacked during a domestic flight. The plane was diverted to Tashkent (TAS), Uzbekistan. Food and fuel were provided there. Ten passengers were released before the airplane took off again. It then landed at Aktyubinsk (AKX), Kazakhstan. Three passengers were released there and fuel was added for a flight to Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), Russia. At Moscow nine more passengers were released. After Moscow the plane continued to London-Stansted Airport (STN). Nine more passengers were released of the course of three days. On February 9, four men, including the pilot and first officer, escaped from a cockpit window. The remaining passengers were released on February 10.
Eighty-nine of the 166 passengers remaining and crew members requested asylum in Britain, while the other 77 people returned to Afghanistan. Of the 89 people who remained, 12 were charged in connection with the hijacking.


Sources:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 2000 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
16 FEB 1981 F-GCDH Air France
15 OCT 1992 YA-FAY Ariana Afghan Airlines

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport et Mazar-I-Sharif Airport est de 297 km (186 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tels qui sont connus à ce jour.
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