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Last updated: 21 May 2019
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Date:Thursday 13 August 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-42
Operator:Lvovskie avialinii
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 3 Lotarev D-36
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 88
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lvov-Snilow Airport (LWO) (   Ukraine)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Simferopol Airport (SIP/UKFF), Ukraine
Destination airport:Lvov-Snilow Airport (LWO/UKLL), Ukraine
Narrative:
A male passenger on board the YAK-42 aircraft demanded to be taken to Baghdad, Iraq. The passenger displayed ampules liquid which he claimed contained acid. After breaking a water bottle and threatening a flight attendant he was overpowered and immoblized by crew members and other passengers.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

Sources:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1992 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Simferopol Airport to Lvov-Snilow Airport as the crow flies is 913 km (571 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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