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Last updated: 14 August 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 19 Dezember 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 151
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:EA47
Unfallbericht:
A male passenger hijacked Eastern flight 47 to Havana, Cuba. He used, what later appeared to be, a toy gun. He left the aircraft in Havana with a four-year-old girl.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Petersburg Times - Dec 20, 1968


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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1623 km (1014 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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