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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 5 Januar 1988
Flugzeugtyp:unknown
Fluggesellschaft:Iran Air
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
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Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran
Flug nach:Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Iran
Unfallbericht:
Iranian dissidents, brandishing a hand grenade, attempted to hijack an Iran Air flight as the aircraft prepared to depart from Tehran.
An explosion occurred during the attempted hijacking and several people were injured.

Informationsquelle:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport to Mashhad Airport as the crow flies is 747 km (467 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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