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Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 November 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 24 September 1969
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Airplane damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jacksonville International Airport, FL (JAX/KJAX), United States of America
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Flightnumber: 411
Narrative:
National Airlines flight 411 was hijacked by an army sergeant who demanded to be flown to Cuba. He had boarded the Newark-Miami flight in Charleston, SC. He hijacked the plane shortly after departure from Jacksonville International Airport, FL (JAX). The Boeing 727 landed at Havana at 21:03.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» The Bryan Times - Sep 26, 1969


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Distance from Jacksonville International Airport, FL to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 537 km (336 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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