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Hijacking
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 26 Oktober 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188A Electra
Fluggesellschaft:National Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 33
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW/KEYW), USA
Flugnummer: 209
Unfallbericht:
A young Cuban hijacked the plane using a pellet gun. He wanted to be flown to Havana to rescue his family. He was overpowered by crew members using a fire axe.



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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Key West International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 201 km (125 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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