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Last updated: 16 February 2020
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Date:Tuesday 4 November 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-345C
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-VJX
C/n / msn: 19842/712
First flight: 1968-05-15 (1 year 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 89
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 101
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Santiago, Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Destination airport:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chile
Flightnumber: 911
Narrative:
6 hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» Flavia Macedo by e-mail 3-10-2006


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Distance from Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA to Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport as the crow flies is 1135 km (709 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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