Hijacking description
Last updated: 27 August 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 27 March 1966
Type:Ilyushin 18B
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-T831
C/n / msn: 182005202
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU/MUCU), Cuba
Destination airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Narrative:
Hijacker was the flight engineer. One hijacker demanded to be taken to the USA. Duration of the hijacking: less than one day.

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Distance from Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 754 km (471 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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