Hijacking description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 3 July 1961
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:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Miami, FL (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Destination airport:Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport (VRA/MUVR), Cuba
Narrative:
14 hijackers demanded to be taken to the USA. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport as the crow flies is 99 km (62 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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