Hijacking
Last updated: 24 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 11 June 1979
Type:Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 195
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 207
Airplane damage: None
Location:Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), United States of America
Flightnumber:1061
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Demands were accepted and hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Classification:
Hijack

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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1711 km (1070 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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