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Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:Sunday 6 October 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-230 Srs. 2
Operator:Aeromaya
Registration: XA-SE.
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cozumel Airport (CZM/MMCZ), Mexico
Destination airport:Mérida-Rejon Airport (MID/MMMD), Mexico
Narrative:
Three hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Oct 7, 1968


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Distance from Cozumel Airport to Mérida-Rejon Airport as the crow flies is 286 km (179 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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