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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 31 Juli 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 131
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), USA
Flug nach:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), USA
Flugnummer:TW79
Unfallbericht:
A prisoner under escort by two federal officers used a razor blade to threaten a stewardess and hijack the plane to Cuba.

Informationsquelle:
» Ocala Star-Banner - Aug 1, 1969


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Distance from Pittsburgh International Airport, PA to Los Angeles International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 3407 km (2129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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