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July 1, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A young Soviet man hijacked a Soviet airliner with 159 people aboard on a domestic flight, forced the plane to fly to Sweden and surrendered to police after landing in Stockholm, police said. Police spokesman Lennart Pettersson said the 19-year-old hijacker was taken to Stockholm police headquarters for questioning. No one on the plane was injured during the hijacking, although it appeared the hijacker may have had a hand grenade, Pettersson said.
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July 1, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
A young Soviet man hijacked a Soviet airliner with 159 people aboard on a domestic flight, forced the plane to fly to Sweden and surrendered to police after landing in Stockholm, police said. Police spokesman Lennart Pettersson said the 19-year-old hijacker was taken to Stockholm police headquarters for questioning. No one on the plane was injured during the hijacking, although it appeared the hijacker may have had a hand grenade, Pettersson said.
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