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Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:Friday 20 September 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic B720 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 720
Operator:Eastern Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 46
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Flightnumber:EA950
Narrative:
Eastern flight 950 was hijacked to Cuba after a passenger drew a pistol.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 21, 1968


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