Hijacking
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 29 Juni 2012
Zeit:12:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ 190-100 LR (ERJ-190LR)
Fluggesellschaft:Tianjin Airlines
Kennzeichen: B-3171
Werknummer: 19000379
Baujahr: 2010
Triebwerk: 2 General Electric CF34-10E5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 92
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 101
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Hotan Airport (HTN) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hotan Airport (HTN/ZWTN), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), Volksrepublik China
Flugnummer:7554
Unfallbericht:
An Embraer ERJ 190 passenger jet returned to Hotan Airport (HTN), China following a foiled hijacking attempt. Tianjin Airlines flight 7554 to Urumqi was en route when three passengers in the front and three in the back stood up and announced a hijacking.
Passengers and crew overpowered the hijackers who were subdued. According to media reports the hijackers carried explosives and had attempted to break into the airplane's cockpit with a crutch.
The flight returned to land at Hotan where the hijackers were apprehended.
Two hijackers later died in hospital from injuries received in the fight with passengers and crew.


Informationsquelle:
» GSCN.com
» CAAC news release
» Global Times


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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