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Hijacking
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Datum:Samstag 23 November 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 90
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:EA73
Unfallbericht:
Eastern Air Lines flight EA73 from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD) to Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) was hijacked by four passengers who demanded to be flown to Cuba.
The flight departed Chicago at 17:45 EST and arrived at Havana, Cuba at 20:41 EST.

Informationsquelle:
» The Palm Beach Post - Nov 24, 1968


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Distance from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1917 km (1198 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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