Hijacking description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 1 July 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIN
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-PDX
C/n / msn: 126
First flight: 1962-07-18 (7 years 12 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Destination airport:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP, Brazil
Narrative:
Four hijackers demanded release of prisoners and to be taken to Cuba. Plane stormed/hijackers arrested. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack
Plane stormed

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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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