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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 31 März 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-134
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Baku Airport (BAK) (   Aserbeidschan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Astrakhan Airport (ASF/URWA), Russland
Flug nach:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Aserbeidschan
A male passenger attempted to hijack an Aeroflot Tu-134 flight en route from Astrakhan to Baku in the Soviet Union. Upon arrival in Baku, he demanded $850,000 and passage to Pakistan. After releasing 27 passengers, the hijacker was over-powered and captured by Soviet anti-terrorist commandos.

» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1989 / FAA


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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 Astrakhan Airport to Baku-Bina International Airport as the crow flies is 663 km (414 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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