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Last updated: 22 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 1 marzo 1975
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-200
Operador:Iraqi Airways
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 85
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 92
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Irán)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mosul Airport (OSM), Irak
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Baghdad International Airport (BGW/ORBI), Irak
Descripción:
The Boeing 737, on a domestic flight in Iraq, was hijacked by three passengers. They demanded the release of 85 Kurdish prisoners in Iraq. The aircraft landed at Tehran, Iran. Iraqi security guards opened fire at he hijackers. One passenger was killed and one hijacker and a passenger were injured. The hijackers then surrendered.

Fuentes:
» NRC Handelsblad, 3 March 1975


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Distance from Mosul Airport to Baghdad International Airport as the crow flies is 350 km (219 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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