UI Antonov An-24V SP-LTI,
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Date:Tuesday 21 July 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-24V
Owner/operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-LTI
MSN: 67302506
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Berlin-Tempelhof Airport -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport (KTW/EPKT)
Destination airport:Gdansk-Rebiechowo Airport (GDN/EPGD)
About 5 minutes after departing Katowice the hijacker, armed with a pistol and what was later determined to be a dummy hand grenade, threatened a flight attendant and demanded to be flown to West Berlin. The aircraft landed at Tempelhof Airport. The hijacker was taken into custody by U.S. authorities and a short time later was turned over the German authorities
in West Berlin. Sentenced in West Berlin to 5 years in prison for air piracy.


Photo of hijacked AN-24 at Tempelhof

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
5 August 1981 SP-LTI LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze 0 Gdansk Airport (GDN) non

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