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Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:Monday 26 May 1969
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:Northeast Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Flightnumber: 6
Narrative:
Three passengers, two armed with automatic pistols and the other with a steak knife, hijacked the flight in the vicinity of Jacksonville, Florida at 10:57. They demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - May 27, 1969


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 1746 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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