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Last updated: 25 November 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 11 Juli 1971
Flugzeugtyp:unknown
Fluggesellschaft:Cubana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flug nach:Cienfuegos Airport (CFG/MUCF), Kuba
Flugnummer:CU740
Unfallbericht:
Two passengers on a domestic flight in Cuba attempted to hijack the flight. A fight ensued, during which a hand grenade exploded. One passenger was killed.
The aircraft returned to Havana.

Informationsquelle:
» Fort Pierce News Tribune July 12, 1971
» De Telegraaf 13-07-1971


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Distance from Havana-José Martí International Airport to Cienfuegos Airport as the crow flies is 224 km (140 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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