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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Datum:Samstag 30 Juni 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-154
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 159
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) (   Schweden)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lviv-Snilow Airport (LWO/UKLL), Ukraine
Flug nach:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russland
Unfallbericht:
An Aeroflot Tupolev 154 with 152 passengers on a domestic flight from Lvov to Leningrad was hijacked to Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm, Sweden. The hijacker, who was identified as a 19-year old passenger, claimed to have a hand grenade. He surrendered peacefully to Swedish authorities and requested political asylum. The hand grenade he carried was found to contain no explosive material, and it was not capable of detonating. The hijackers request for asylum was denied in July 1990, and he was extradited to the Soviet Union.

Informationsquelle:
» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA


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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 Lviv-Snilow Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 1172 km (733 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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