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Last updated: 29 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 3 enero 1974
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operador:Air Jamaica
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Kingston Airport (KIN) (   Jamaica)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kingston Airport (KIN/MKJP), Jamaica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Detroit (unknown airport), MI, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Immediately after boarding, a 17-year old Cuban male brandished what he described as a hand grenade and demanded to be flown to Miami, Florida, USA. One of the pilots made him agree to allow all passengers to disembark. A security officer then entered the aircraft, stating he was a flight engineer. The officer was able to disarm the hijacker. The "grenade" appeared to be a piece of wood covered in a handkerchief.

Fuentes:
» Kingston Gleaner January 4,1974


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