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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 18 mayo 1989
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL62 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-62
Operador:Aeroflot
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR) (   Tanzania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luanda Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tanzania
Descripción:
A South African armed with a grenade, hijacked an Aeroflot IL-62 airliner carrying members of the African National Congress after takeoff from Luanda, Angola. The hijacker was shot by a security guard as he attempted to enter the cockpit of the aircraft. The airplane continued to the planned stop at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
The hijacker was sentenced the hijacker to fifteen years in prison.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1989 / FAA


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Distance from Luanda Airport to Dar es Salaam International Airport as the crow flies is 2856 km (1785 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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