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Last updated: 20 April 2021
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Datum:woensdag 13 november 1991
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:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 162
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Rusland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusland
Beschrijving:
An attempt to hijack an Aeroflot Tupolev 154 aircraft failed when the hijacker was arrested. The aircraft was en route from Irkutsk to St. Petersburg, Russia, with 162 passengers. Prior to landing, a passenger passed a note to the crew demanding to be taken to Great Britain or some other NATO country and threatening to detonate an explosive device. The aircraft landed in St. Petersburg; the passengers were released and the hijacker was arrested by the authorities. No explosives were found on board the aircraft.

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 Irkutsk Airport en Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport bedraagt 4399 km (2749 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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