Unlawful Interference Boeing 737-270 YI-AGI, Sunday 16 September 1984
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Date:Sunday 16 September 1984
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)
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.


De Telegraaf 17-9-1984

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