Hijacking
Last updated: 23 September 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 13 November 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-728
Werknummer: 10507
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 56
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 61
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Santiago Airport (SCU) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flugnummer: 637
Unfallbericht:
The DC-4 was hijacked by six passengers who demanded to be taken to Cuba. The flight diverted to Barranquilla to refuel. It departed Barranquilla at 11:15 and landed at Santiago Airport (SCU) at 14:41 local time.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 14 Nov 1969


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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 Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 400 km (250 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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