Unlawful Interference Tupolev Tu-154 , Monday 12 November 1990
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Date:Monday 12 November 1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tupolev Tu-154
Owner/operator:Aeroflot
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Minsk-1 International Airport (MHP) -   Belarus
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI)
Destination airport:Lviv-Snilow Airport (LWO/UKLL)
Narrative:
An attempt to hijack an Aeroflot Tupolev 154 to Stockholm, Sweden, failed when the crew persuaded the hijacker to allow a stopover landing in Minsk.. The aircraft was on a domestic flight from Leningrad to Lvov when a male passenger indicated that he would detonate an explosive device unless the aircraft was
diverted to Stockholm. When the aircraft landed in Minsk, the passenger was arrested.

Sources:

Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1991 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security

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