ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-134 registration unknown Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD)
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Date:Thursday 28 March 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 80
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD) (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Destination airport:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD/UMKK), Russia
A hijacking of a TU-134 aircraft, with 80 passengers aboard, failed when crew members overpowered the hijacker. A male passenger aboard the Arkhangelsk-Leningrad - Kaliningrad domestic flight passed a note to the crew demanding to be taken to Sweden. He was overpowered by crew members when they realized that he was unarmed. When the aircraft landed in Kaliningrad, 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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Distance from Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport to Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport as the crow flies is 789 km (493 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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