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Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 13 June 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 111
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Moscow (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rostov Airport (ROV/URRR), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva (unknown airport), Russia
Narrative:
A passenger aboard an Aeroflot TU-154 aircraft, during a domestic flight from Rostov to Moscow, threatened to detonate an explosive device hidden in his luggage. He demanded to be taken to the Persian Gulf area. Upon landing in Moscow, the hijacker released the 110 other passengers on the flight and surrendered to authorities. No explosives were found .

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


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