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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Thursday 30 August 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Livny (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An attempt to hijack an AN-2 on a domestic flight failed when the hijacker was overpowered. The hijacker had entered the cockpit wielding a knife and demanded the flight be diverted to Afghanistan.
The aircraft instead landed at Livny where the hijacker was arrested.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

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


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