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Hijacking description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 6 August 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Operator:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registration: HK-757
C/n / msn: 10404
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 71
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Destination airport:San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ/SKSP), Colombia
Narrative:
The airplane was hijacked by five Colombian men, some 50 minutes into a flight from Barranquilla (BAQ) to San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ), Colombia.
The hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. The airplane diverted to Havana.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 12 Mar 1969


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Distance from Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport to San Andrés Island Airport as the crow flies is 773 km (483 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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