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Last updated: 25 November 2020
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 11 julio 1971
Tipo:unknown
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cienfuegos Airport (CFG/MUCF), Cuba
Número de Vuelo:CU740
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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