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Last updated: 21 July 2019
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Date:Tuesday 2 December 1969
Type:Boeing 707
Operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), United States of America
Destination airport:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), United States of America
Flightnumber:TW54
Narrative:
The aircraft was hijacked over Omaha, Nebraska. The hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Dec 3, 1969


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Distance from San Francisco International Airport, CA to Philadelphia International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 4020 km (2513 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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