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Last updated: 30 March 2020
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Fecha:miércoles 17 julio 1968
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operador:National Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 56
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 63
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:1064
Descripción:
A Cuban passenger on National Airlines flight 1064 hijacked the flight over Texas. He pulled a (fake) hand grenade and a pistol and demanded to be flown to Cuba. A refueling stop was made in New Orleans, Louisiana before continuing to Cuba.

Fuentes:
» St. Petersburg Times - Jul 18, 1968


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Distance from Los Angeles International Airport, CA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 3738 km (2336 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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