Hijacking
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Datum:Sonntag 17 Juli 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Cubana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 52
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 56
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Kingston-Palisadoes International Airport (KIN) (   Jamaika)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Unfallbericht:
The captain drew a gun and forced the copilot to divert to Jamaica where the captain claimed political asylum as a "refugee" from the Castro Government.

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Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 376 km (235 miles).

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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