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Hijacking description
Last updated: 19 November 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 13 April 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: None
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Destination airport:Santa Clara Airport (SNU/MUSC), Cuba
Narrative:
Hijacked by three crew members. They flew their DC-3 to Miami.

Sources:
» The Times-News - Apr 14, 1958


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Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Santa Clara Airport as the crow flies is 257 km (161 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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