Hijacking description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 1 May 1970
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:British West Indian Airways - BWIA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kingston-Palisadoes International Airport (KIN/MKJP), Jamaica
Destination airport:Grand Cayman Island-Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM/MWCR), Cayman Islands
Narrative:
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Algeria, Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Kingston-Palisadoes International Airport to Grand Cayman Island-Owen Roberts International Airport as the crow flies is 502 km (314 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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