Narrative:Three hijackers demanded money and the release of prisoners. Hijackers surrendered.
|Date:||07 DEC 1981|
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas DC-9|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (Cuba)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Departure airport:||Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela|
|Destination airport:||Puerto Ordaz Airport (PZO/SVPR), Venezuela|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Caracas Airport to Puerto Ordaz Airport as the crow flies is 528 km (330 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.