Attempt to hijack aircraft prevented in Iran

An attempt to hijack an aircraft has been prevented in Iran. Information about this was spread by the press service of the Aviation Protection Headquarters of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

It was noted that yesterday at 22:10, during the flight of the İran AiR airline Fokker100 from Anvaz to Mashhad, an unknown person tried to hijack the airliner to one of the Gulf countries.

The IRGC units neutralized the attacker. The plane made an emergency landing at the Isfahan airport. None of the passengers were injured, the hijacker was arrested. His identity has not been disclosed.