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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Fecha:sábado 25 abril 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers Viscount
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport (VRA/MUVR), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Descripción:
Four hijackers (two men, two women) hijacked the Viscount plane which was on the last leg of a Miami - Varadero - Havana flight. The hijackers had boarded the flight at Varadero and diverted the plane to Key West.



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Distance from Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 99 km (62 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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