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Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 März 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-59
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-1337
Werknummer: 19303/357
Baujahr: 1967-01-03 (3 years 2 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 72
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 78
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Barranquilla-Soledad Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Kolumbien
Unfallbericht:
An Avianca Boeing 727-59 passenger jet was hijacked by four passengers, some twenty minutes after takeoff from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG).
The hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. A refueling stop was made at Barranquilla Airport (BAQ). It landed at Havana at 21:30 local time.



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Distance from Bogotá-Eldorado Airport to Barranquilla-Soledad Airport as the crow flies is 688 km (430 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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