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Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 24 March 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-AHN
C/n / msn: 06408
First flight: 1959-01-27 (11 years 2 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Lima, Cuba (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO), Argentina
Destination airport:Tucumán Airport, TU (TUC/SANT), Argentina
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba.
Fourteen passengers were allowed to deplane at Santiago de Chile. The jet then continued to Lima and Havana.

Sources:
» Pablo Luciano Potenze (1987) Aviación comercial argentina, 1945-1980, Ediciones El Cronista Comercial


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Distance from Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD to Tucumán Airport, TU as the crow flies is 504 km (315 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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