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Last updated: 16 July 2020
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Date:Friday 2 November 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Aeroflot, Central Region Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-87607
C/n / msn: 9120618
First flight: 1971
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Moscow (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Bykovo Airport (BKA/UUBB), Russia
Destination airport:Bryansk Airport (BZK/UUBP), Russia
Narrative:
Four teenagers hijackers the flight. They demanded money and to be taken to Sweden.
The aircraft was stormed by security forces and two hijackers were killed.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Moskva-Bykovo Airport to Bryansk Airport as the crow flies is 364 km (227 miles).

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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