Hijacking description
Last updated: 18 December 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 21 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 745D Viscount
Operator:Aeropesca Colombia
Registration: HK-1319
C/n / msn: 232
First flight: 1957-06-28 (16 years 7 months)
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pasto-Antonio Nariño Airport (PSO/SKPS), Colombia
Destination airport:Popayán-Guillermo León Valencia Airport (PPN/SKPP), Colombia
Narrative:
A Vickers Viscount passenger plane, operated by Aeropesca Colombia, was hijacked after takeoff from Pasto, Colombia.
The airplane departed Pasto (PSO) at 10:10, bound for Popayán (PPN) and Bogotá (BOG). The male hijacker demanded to be flown to Cuba. Refueling stops were made at Cali and Barranquilla. The plane departed for Havana at 19:40,


Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 22 Jan. 1974


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Distance from Pasto-Antonio Nariño Airport to Popayán-Guillermo León Valencia Airport as the crow flies is 140 km (87 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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