Narrative:One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
|Date:||17 MAR 1969|
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas DC-9|
|Operator:||Delta Air Lines|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 60|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 64 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (Cuba)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Augusta-Bush Field, GA (AGS/KAGS), United States of America|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA to Augusta-Bush Field, GA as the crow flies is 229 km (143 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.