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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 17 June 1969
Type:Boeing 707
Operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 80
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 89
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), United States of America
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), United States of America
Flightnumber:TW154
Narrative:
A passenger, armed with a revolver, hijacked the aircraft while over Wilson Creek, Nevada. He demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Jun 18, 1969


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Distance from Oakland International Airport, CA to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 4107 km (2567 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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