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Last updated: 21 October 2018
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Date:Monday 3 February 1969
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 66
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 73
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Flightnumber: 11
Narrative:
When National Airlines flight 11 was preparing for the descent towards Miami, a student got up and brandished a knife and an aerosol mosquito spray can he claimed was a bomb.
After landing he agreed the passengers to leave the plane. Police boarded the plane and the hijacker was disarmed and arrested.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Feb 4, 1969


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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1745 km (1091 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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