Narrative:An Iranian policeman and a family of four hijacked the aircraft to Iraq. The aircraft initially flew to Abu Dhabi but was refused permission to land. After refueling stops in Manama. Bahrain, and Cairo, Egypt, where 52 passengers escaped, the aircraft landed at an airfield near Basra in Iraq. The hijackers were armed with a grenade, pistol, and knife. The hijackers released the remaining crew and passengers for promised asylum.
|Date:||09 SEP 1984|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 114|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 123 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Basra International Airport (BSR) (Iraq)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB), Iran|
|Destination airport:||Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Iran|
» De Telegraaf 10-9-1984
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bandar Abbas Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 1050 km (656 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.