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Last updated: 26 July 2016
Datum:Donnerstag 3 August 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 707-124
Fluggesellschaft:Continental Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N70775
Werknummer: 17611/49
Baujahr: 1959-07-02 (2 years 1 months)
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 73
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flug nach:Houston (unknown airport), TX, USA
Flugnummer: 54
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
The airplane crashed on May 22, 1962 near Unionville, MO following the detonation of a bomb.



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