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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Datum:zondag 6 februari 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-228
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Registratie: YA-FAY
Constructienummer: 22289/1719
Bouwjaar: 1981-02-16 (19 years)
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 187
Schade: Geen
Plaats:London-Stansted Airport (STN) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR/OAMS), Afghanistan
Vluchtnummer:FG805
Beschrijving:
The Ariana flight was hijacked during a domestic flight. The plane was diverted to Tashkent (TAS), Uzbekistan. Food and fuel were provided there. Ten passengers were released before the airplane took off again. It then landed at Aktyubinsk (AKX), Kazakhstan. Three passengers were released there and fuel was added for a flight to Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), Russia. At Moscow nine more passengers were released. After Moscow the plane continued to London-Stansted Airport (STN). Nine more passengers were released of the course of three days. On February 9, four men, including the pilot and first officer, escaped from a cockpit window. The remaining passengers were released on February 10.
Eighty-nine of the 166 passengers remaining and crew members requested asylum in Britain, while the other 77 people returned to Afghanistan. Of the 89 people who remained, 12 were charged in connection with the hijacking.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 2000 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
16 FEB 1981 F-GCDH Air France
15 OCT 1992 YA-FAY Ariana Afghan Airlines

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 Kabul Airport en Mazar-I-Sharif Airport bedraagt 297 km (186 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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