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Hijacking
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 16 abril 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Operador:Aerovías Cubanas Internacionales
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Isla De La Juventud-Siguanea Airport (SZJ/MUSN), Cuba
Descripción:
Four men drew guns ten minutes after takeoff and demanded to be taken to the USA. One news source indicates that the aircraft may have been a C-46.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Isla De La Juventud-Siguanea Airport as the crow flies is 159 km (99 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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