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Datum:donderdag 5 juli 1984
Type:Airbus A300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Indian Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 254
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 264
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Lahore Airport (LHE) (   Pakistan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Srinagar Airport (SXR/VISR), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Delhi-Palam Airport (DEL/VIDP), India
Nine young Sikhs hijacked an Indian Airlines plane with guns, axes and a phony bomb. They demanded release of prisoners and money. The hijackers forced the pilot to fly to Pakistan. Among the demands of the hijackers was the release of all Sikhs arrested during the June 4-9 1984 fighting at a Sikh temple, $25 million for the damage done to the temple. and the return of their treasures they claimed were stolen. The demands were not met. The hijackers surrendered
to Pakistan authorities on July 6.


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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 Srinagar Airport en Delhi-Palam Airport bedraagt 638 km (399 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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