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Hijacking
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 19 Dezember 1968
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 151
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:EA47
Unfallbericht:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1623 km (1014 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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