Hijacking
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Statuts:
Date:vendredi 29 juin 2012
Heure:12:35
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ 190-100 LR (ERJ-190LR)
Compagnie:Tianjin Airlines
Immatriculation: B-3171
Numéro de série: 19000379
Année de Fabrication: 2010
Moteurs: 2 General Electric CF34-10E5
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 9
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 92
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 101
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Hotan Airport (HTN) (   Chine)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Hotan Airport (HTN/ZWTN), Chine
Aéroport de destination:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), Chine
Numéro de vol:7554
Détails:
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.


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


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