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Datum:Freitag 26 Januar 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Iran Air
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Shiraz Airport (SYZ) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS), Iran
Flug nach:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB), Iran
An attempt was made to hijack an Iran Air Boeing 727 on a domestic flight from Shiraz to Bandar Abbas. Four passengers, displaying pistols and hand grenades, demanded that the flight be diverted to either Iraq or Israel; however, Iranian security forces aboard the flight killed the hijackers. No other passengers were injured, and the aircraft returned to Shiraz.

» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA


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Distance from Shiraz Airport to Bandar Abbas Airport as the crow flies is 449 km (280 miles).

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