Hijacking
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Estado:- (No safety board investigation)
Fecha:miércoles 19 marzo 2003
Hora:18:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:Aerotaxi
Registración: CU-T1192
Numéro de série: 10028
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 29
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport (GER/MUNG), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Número de Vuelo: 887
Descripción:
Six men hijacked the plane using kitchen knives, tape and the airplane's own emergency hatchet. They demanded to be flown north to Miami. Florida Air National Guard F-15 fighter jets from Homestead Air Force Base and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Customs Service escorted the Douglas DC-3 to Key West where it landed at 20:06.

Fuentes:
» Miami Herald


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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 Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 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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