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Date:Thursday 20 March 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134
Operator:Aeroflot
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Azerbaijan
Destination airport:Yerevan Airport (EVN/UDYZ), Armenia
Narrative:
While en route the hijacker put a knife to the throat of a flight attendant and demanded to be flown to Turkey. He was overpowered by passengers and crew members.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Baku-Bina International Airport to Yerevan Airport as the crow flies is 477 km (298 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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