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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Fecha:jueves 17 octubre 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154
Operador:Aeroflot
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 180
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Número de Vuelo:SU417
Descripción:
A passenger who had boarded the flight during a stopover at Malta hijacked the plane and demanded to be flown to Germany or South Africa. The hijacker was overpower by two Austrian police officers using pepperspray.

Fuentes:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1996 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 Malta-Luqa Airport to Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport as the crow flies is 3426 km (2141 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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