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Afghan Plane Hijacked to Moscow

February 6, 2000

MOSCOW (AP) _ An passenger airliner hijacked from Afghanistan and sent on a tense, meandering trip across Central Asia and Europe landed Sunday night at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport complex, officials said,

The plane, carrying at least 140 people including an estimated 20 hijackers, landed about 9:20 p.m. as trucks and buses loaded with Russian commandos, police and rescue workers converged on the airports.

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