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Last updated: 29 October 2020
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Datum:zondag 19 augustus 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 85
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 92
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Karachi International Airport (KHI) (   Pakistan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Neryungri/Chulman Airport (NER/UELL), Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Yakutsk Airport (YKS/UEEE), Rusland
Beschrijving:
An Aeroflot Tu-154 on a domestic flight from Neryungri to Yakutsk was hijacked over Siberia. The hijackers were a group of 15 prisoners aboard the flight.
They overpowered their three guards and confiscated their weapons. The plane returned to Neryungri where six of the prisoners surrendered to authorities. The remaining hijackers were joined by two other prisoners: women and children aboard the flight were exchanged for additional weapons and bullet-proof vests. The plane was refueled at Krasnoyarsk and landed at Tashkent, where negotiations were carried on. The plane again took off and landed at Karachi, where the hijackers surrendered to Pakistani authorities and requested political asylum.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Neryungri/Chulman Airport en Yakutsk Airport bedraagt 667 km (417 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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