Hijacking description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 24 July 1971
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 76
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Jacksonville International Airport, FL (JAX/KJAX), United States of America
Flightnumber: 183
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Jacksonville International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 537 km (336 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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