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Last updated: 30 October 2020
Datum:Freitag 29 August 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:National Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 55
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:New Orleans-Moisant Field, LA (MSY/KMSY), USA
While over Fort Myers, Florida, National Airlines flight 11 was hijacked. A man, accompanied by his wife and two kids, pulled a gun and forced a stewardess to take him to the cockpit. He demanded to be taken to Cuba. After landing at Havana at 10:44 the family of four deplaned. The man hijacked the aircraft to be able to visit an older son in Cuba.

» St. Petersburg Times - Aug 30, 1969


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

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