Hijacking
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 24 julio 1961
Tipo:Lockheed L-188 Electra
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 38
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 202
Descripción:
Eastern flight 202 departed Miami (MIA) on a domestic flight to Tampa, New Orleans and Dallas. One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. A fighter plane from the Homestead AFB followed the Electra until it had reached Cuban airspace.

Fuentes:
» Plane hijacked, forced to land in Cuba (Lincoln Evening Journal, 1961-07-24)


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Tampa International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 327 km (204 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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