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Last updated: 12 April 2021
Fecha:viernes 29 junio 2012
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ 190-100 LR (ERJ-190LR)
Operador:Tianjin Airlines
Registración: B-3171
Numéro de série: 19000379
Año de Construcción: 2010
Motores: 2 General Electric CF34-10E5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 92
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 101
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Hotan Airport (HTN) (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hotan Airport (HTN/ZWTN), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), China
Número de Vuelo:GS7554
An Embraer ERJ 190 passenger jet returned to Hotan Airport (HTN), China following a foiled hijacking attempt. Tianjin Airlines flight 7554 to Urumqi was en route when three passengers in the front and three in the back stood up and announced a hijacking.
Passengers and crew overpowered the hijackers who were subdued. According to media reports the hijackers carried explosives and had attempted to break into the airplane's cockpit with a crutch.
The flight returned to land at Hotan where the hijackers were apprehended.
Two hijackers later died in hospital from injuries received in the fight with passengers and crew.

» CAAC news release
» Global Times


photo of Embraer-ERJ-190LR-B-3171
accident date: 29-06-2012
type: Embraer ERJ-190LR
registration: B-3171

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hotan Airport to Urumqi Airport as the crow flies is 991 km (619 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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