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Hijacking
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 2 octubre 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Viscount
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 40
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:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU/MUCU), Cuba
Descripción:
Three hijackers demanded to be taken to the USA. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Fuentes:
» El Litoral, 3-10-1959


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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 Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport as the crow flies is 754 km (471 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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