Descripción del Accidente ASN 16 AUG 1980 Boeing 727 registration unknown - Havana
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Estado:
Fecha:sbado 16 agosto 1980
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 46
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 52
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:EA90
Descripción:
Within minutes of takeoff a man ran up and down the aisle holding a small deodorant bottle and indicated it contained gasoline. Another held a toy with a radio antenna saying it contained a bomb. Four others held bottles of clear liquid claiming it was gasoline. They demanded flight to Cuba. Two gained access to the cockpit while the others remained in the cabin. Upon arrival at Havana, they were taken into custody by Cuban authorities.
Reportedly sentenced in Cuba to 2 to 4 years

Fuentes:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Aug 17, 1980


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Orlando International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 308 km (193 miles).

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