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Hijacking
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 16 agosto 1979
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 91
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Miami, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport (GUA/MGGT), Guatemala
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:EA980
Descripción:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Hijacker surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Guatemala City-La Aurora Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1631 km (1019 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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