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Last updated: 21 April 2021
Fecha:domingo 2 diciembre 1990
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 120
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 127
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Murmansk Airport (MMK/ULMM), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
An attempt to hijack an Aeroflot Tupolev 154 to Sweden failed when the pilot refused to accede to the demands of the hijacker. The aircraft, with 120 passengers and seven crew members, was on a domestic flight from Murmansk to Leningrad. When the plane landed in Leningrad, the hijacker was arrested.

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


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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 Murmansk Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo 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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