Aeroflot Boeing 737-800 makes emergency landing in Russia after hijack attemptStaff Writer | January 29, 2019
On 22nd January 2019, Aeroflot flight 1515, a Boeing 737-800, made an emergency landing at Khanty-Mansiysk International Airport, Russia, after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft.
Airline accidents A passenger claiming to be armed
At 10:22 UTC the pilots squawked 7600 (lost communications) on their transponder.
The aircraft landed safely at Khanty-Mansiysk at 11:17 UTC.
After landing, security forces stormed the plane and detained the man. He was in a state of intoxication; he was not armed.
January 29, 2019 ■