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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Montag 23 Dezember 1985
Flugzeugtyp:unknown jetliner
Fluggesellschaft:Iran Air
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Sirri Island Airport (SXI/OIBS), Iran
Flug nach:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Iranian in-flight security guards foiled an attempt by an unknown number of hijackers to commandeer an Iran Air jetliner. The aircraft was operating on a domestic flight en route to Shiraz, Iran from Sirri Island in the Persian Gulf. Reportedly, one hijacker was killed during the struggle on board the aircraft which landed safely in Tehran, Iran. There were no reported injuries to any of the other passengers or crew members.


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Distance from Sirri Island Airport to Shiraz Airport as the crow flies is 444 km (278 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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