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Last updated: 7 August 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 25 octubre 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operador:Aeroflot
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Nizhniye Kresty Airport (CYX) (   Rusia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nizhniye Kresty Airport (CYX/UESS), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The An-2 passenger aircraft was operating on a flight from Yakutsk to Bezymyanny. During an intermediate stop at the airport of Nizhniye Kresty (now named Cherskiy) the aircraft was hijacked by two men, demanding to be flown to the United States, threatening to blow up the plane otherwise.
The pilots managed to notify the airport ground services, which informed the police and the KGB. After unsuccessful negotiations, the aircraft was stormed.

Fuentes:
» Soviet terrorists. More than 50 hijackings


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