UI McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51 YV-21C,
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Date:Sunday 29 July 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-51
Owner/operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-21C
MSN: 47719/845
Year of manufacture:1976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 87
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR) -   Curaçao
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Destination airport:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR/TNCC)
The aircraft. en route from Caracas, Venezuela to the island of Curacao, was hijacked by two men. The hijackers forced the pilot at gunpoint to land at Isla Margarita, Trinidad. Aruba, and finally Curacao. The hijackers demanded $5 million, a helicopter, and more fuel or they would blow up the aircraft.
When the hijackers allowed the aircraft's left front door to be opened, security men charged in and killed both hijackers. The hijacking lasted three days.


Amigoe di Curacao (30 July 1984)

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