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Hijacking
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Datum:donderdag 18 februari 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Missionary Flights International
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haďti
Vliegveld van aankomst:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI/KPBI), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A 24-year old armed male Haitian commandeered a Missionary Flight International DC-3 aircraft as it prepared for a scheduled flight to West Palm Beach,
Florida, from Cap Haitien and demanded to be flown to Miami. The man forced his way onto the plane by taking a woman passenger hostage. A shot was fired before the plane took off. The plane refueled without incident at Turks and Caicos Islands before flying to Miami, where the hijacker surrendered peacefully to federal authorities. The nine passengers and two crew members on board were unharmed. The hijacker was later charged with one count of air piracy and released, in Miami, on $100,000 bond guaranteed by prominent Haitian exile activists.

Bronnen:
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1993 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Cap Haitien Airport en West Palm Beach International Airport, FL bedraagt 1111 km (694 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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