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Fecha:miércoles 13 noviembre 1991
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 162
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
An attempt to hijack an Aeroflot Tupolev 154 aircraft failed when the hijacker was arrested. The aircraft was en route from Irkutsk to St. Petersburg, Russia, with 162 passengers. Prior to landing, a passenger passed a note to the crew demanding to be taken to Great Britain or some other NATO country and threatening to detonate an explosive device. The aircraft landed in St. Petersburg; the passengers were released and the hijacker was arrested by the authorities. No explosives were found on board the aircraft.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Saint Petersburg-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 4399 km (2749 miles).

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