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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Datum:dinsdag 7 augustus 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B2-202
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Iran Air
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 304
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 315
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Rome (   ItaliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Vliegveld van aankomst:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Beschrijving:
Two hijackers, armed with a knife and a fake bomb, hijacked the aircraft carrying 304 passengers and 11 crewmembers. The aircraft was en-route from Tehran, Iran to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and was diverted after a stop in Shiraz. The aircraft then flew on to Bahrain for refueling and to Cairo before landing in Rome. The hijackers had demanded to go to Paris and request political asylum but the aircraft was not allowed into French airspace. Upon learning that their
demands were not going to be met, the hijackers surrendered to Rome officials. One of he hijackers was sentenced to 7-1/2 years for air piracy.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tehran-Mehrabad Airport en Shiraz Airport bedraagt 690 km (431 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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