Unlawful Interference Boeing 737-270 YI-AGI, Sunday 16 September 1984
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Date:Sunday 16 September 1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-270
Owner/operator:Iraqi Airways
Registration: YI-AGI
MSN: 20893/371
Year of manufacture:1974
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 110
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA) -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Larnaca Airport (LCA/LCLK)
Destination airport:Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA/ORBS)
Narrative:
Three Iranian men, attempting to hijack the aircraft, were shot and killed by Iraqi security agents positioned aboard the aircraft. The attempted hijacking began when one of the hijackers carrying a bottle, wrapped in paper, opened the cockpit door and shouted that he was hijacking the aircraft. At this time the security agents shot and killed him and his two accomplices.

Sources:

De Telegraaf 17-9-1984
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNKGZGGi8qU

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