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Hijacking description
Last updated: 30 November 2015
Date:Thursday 3 July 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Tulcán Airport (TUA/SETU), Ecuador
Destination airport:Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO/SEQU), Ecuador
13 hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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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 Tulcán Airport to Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 136 km (85 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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