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Hijacking
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 21 Oktober 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720B
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 37
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexiko
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Unfallbericht:
A Pan Am flight from Mexico City to Miami diverted to Havana after a 17-year old male passenger had drawn a gun and ordered the crew to fly to Cuba.
He had been denied a visa for Cuba in Mexico City earlier.

Informationsquelle:
» Williamson Daily News - Oct 22, 1969


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Distance from Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 2039 km (1274 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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