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Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Fecha:viernes 25 agosto 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 785D Viscount
Operador:Aerolíneas TAO
Registración: HK-1058
Numéro de série: 380
Año de Construcción: 1958-05-09 (14 years 4 months)
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 510
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Camagüey Airport (CMW) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Neiva Airport (NVA/SKNV), Colombia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Descripción:
A Vickers Viscount, operated by Aerolíneas TAO, was hijacked en route between Neiva Airport (NVA) and Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) at 10:15 local time.
Four hijackers demanded to be flown to Cuba.
The flight first headed for Barrancabermeja-Yariguíes Airport (EJA) where it landed at 11:50. After refuelling the airplane continued to Camagüey Airport (CMW), Cuba where it landed at 16:30.

Fuentes:
» El Tiempo - 26 Aug. 1972


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Distance from Neiva Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 231 km (145 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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