Narrative:En route to Istanbul, a male passenger announced he had a bomb and initially said he wanted the plane diverted to the Ankara. He later demanded to be flown to Tehran, Iran. The pilots landed at Ankara (ESB) and the man gave himself up about 40 minutes later.
|Date:||Tuesday 10 April 2007|
|C/n / msn:|| 29344/849|
|First flight:|| 2001|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 178|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 184 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Ankara-Esenboga Airport (ESB) ( Turkey)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Diyarbakir Airport (DIY/LTCC), Turkey|
|Destination airport:||Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW/LTFJ), Turkey|
» Diyarbakir'dan kalkan uçak kaçirildi (CNN Türk 10-4-2007)
» 1 detained in alleged Turkish hijack try (Angop, 11-4-2007)
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 Diyarbakir Airport to Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen Airport as the crow flies is 986 km (616 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.