ASN logo
Date:jeudi 13 janvier 1994
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320 ?
Compagnie:Indian Airlines
Immatriculation: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 8
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 52
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 60
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR) (   Inde)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Madras Airport (MAA/VOMM), Inde
Aéroport de destination:Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ/VOCL), Inde
Numéro de vol:IC995
A 32-year-old Indian man attempted to hijack Indian Airlines Flight IC995 during a flight from Madras to Calicut. Fifteen minutes after takeoff, the man went to the restroom and then emerged shouting and claiming that he had a bomb. The hijacker's demands were somewhat incoherent but included references to an Indian ban on tobacco and alcohol sales and India's rejection of the international General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The hijacker never entered the cockpit.
The flight purser reportedly told the hijacker that Indian Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was flying to Calicut to negotiate with him; this seemed to calm the man down. The aircrew, however, diverted the aircraft to Bangalore and asked passengers to pull down their window shades in an effort to disguise the flight's true course. The hijacker surrendered to the flight purser upon landing and was arrested by local authorities. The "bomb" subsequently was found to be an empty plastic jug.
There were no injuries to the 52 passengers and eight crew members

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1994 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Madras Airport et Kozhikode-Calicut Airport est de 501 km (313 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
languages: languages


The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314