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Last updated: 23 April 2021
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Fecha:jueves 12 julio 1990
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
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:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Murmansk Airport (MMK/ULMM), Rusia
Descripción:
An attempt to hijack an Aeroflot Tupolev 154 to Finland failed when one, and possibly two, teenaged hijackers were overpowered on board the plane. The aircraft was enroute from Leningrad to Murmansk when the incident occurred. The hijacker(s) threatened to blow up the airplane; however, no explosives were found. The flight returned to Leningrad and the hacker(s) was arrested.

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


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Distance from Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport to Murmansk Airport as the crow flies is 998 km (624 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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