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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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Date:Monday 4 November 1968
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 58
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 65
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:New Orleans-Moisant Field, LA (MSY/KMSY), United States of America
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Flightnumber: 186
Narrative:
A passenger who identified himself as a "black nationalists freedom fighter" hijacked the aircraft. He demanded to be flown to Cuba and forced a flight attendant to take money from the other passengers.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Nov 5, 1968


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Distance from New Orleans-Moisant Field, LA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1078 km (674 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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