Unlawful Interference Boeing 727 , Friday 26 January 1990
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Date:Friday 26 January 1990
Time:
Type:Boeing 727
Owner/operator:Iran Air
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Shiraz Airport (SYZ) -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Shiraz Airport (SYZ/OISS)
Destination airport:Bandar Abbas Airport (BND/OIKB)
Narrative:
An attempt was made to hijack an Iran Air Boeing 727 on a domestic flight from Shiraz to Bandar Abbas. Four passengers, displaying pistols and hand grenades, demanded that the flight be diverted to either Iraq or Israel; however, Iranian security forces aboard the flight killed the hijackers. No other passengers were injured, and the aircraft returned to Shiraz.

Sources:

Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA

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