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Hijacking description
Last updated: 7 October 2015
Date:Friday 18 August 2000
Type:Tupolev 154
Operator:Azerbaijan Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 164
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nakhichevan Airport (NAJ), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Azerbaijan
Flightnumber: 254
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Turkey. Hijacker taken down. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Nakhichevan Airport to Baku-Bina International Airport as the crow flies is 414 km (259 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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