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Hijacking description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 16 March 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Aerocondor - Aerovías Cóndor de Colombia
Registration: HK-754
C/n / msn: 43111/78
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 40
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Airplane damage: None
Location:Camagüey Airport (CMW) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ/SKSP), Colombia
Destination airport:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Colombia
Flightnumber: 131
Narrative:
An Aerocondor DC-6 passenger plane was hijacked by a passenger shortly after takeoff from San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ). The hijacked demanded to be flown to Cuba. The pilot diverted the plane to Camagüey Airport (CMW), Cuba.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 17 Mar 1969


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Distance from San Andrés Island Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad 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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