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Hijacking
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:martes 21 octubre 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720B
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mexico City-Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX/MMMX), México
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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