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Last updated: 22 July 2019
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Date:Wednesday 8 October 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-387B
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-ISC
C/n / msn: 19240/543
First flight: 1966-12-09 (2 years 10 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 68
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Destination airport:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Narrative:
The Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 707 was hijacked shortly before arriving at Santiago, Chile. The hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. The hijacker deplaned at Havana and the aircraft was allowed to continue to Miami, FL. (MIA)

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Spokane Daily Chronicle - Oct 8, 1969
» Pablo Luciano Potenze (1987) Aviación comercial argentina, 1945-1980 Ediciones El Cronista Comercial
» Argentine Fleet History


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