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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 8 November 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven 420EL
Operator:Austral Lineas Aéreas
Registration: LV-IZR
C/n / msn: 122
First flight: 1967-07-21 (2 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 62
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD) (   Uruguay)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO), Argentina
Destination airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Narrative:
A man forced his way on board during a refuelling stop at Córdoba, Argentina. He commandeered the plane to Montevideo, Uruguay where he sought political asylum.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» Pablo Luciano Potenze (1987) Aviación Comercial Argentina 1945-1980, Ediciones El Cronista Comercial.
» Argentine Fleet History


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