Hijacking description
Last updated: 1 November 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 25 April 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A1
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SMC
C/n / msn: 20094/182
First flight: 1969-06-28 (10 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Guyana, Cuba (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BSB/SBBR), Brazil
Destination airport:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
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 Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF to Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM as the crow flies is 1928 km (1205 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.
languages: English Français Nederlands Deutsch Espanol

Share
Share