Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 12 November 1969
Type:NAMC YS-11A-202
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-CTL
C/n / msn: 2083
First flight: 1968-10-01 (1 year 1 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
Destination airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» Jornal do Brasil (30-9-1988)


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Distance from Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM to Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport , PA as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 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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