Crash-aerien 11 MAY 1978 d'un Boeing 727-59 HK-727 - Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR)
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Date:jeudi 11 mai 1978
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-59
Compagnie:Avianca
Immatriculation: HK-727
Numéro de série: 19127/243
Année de Fabrication: 1966-03-16 (12 years 2 months)
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 113
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 119
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR) (   Curaçao)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport (SMR/SKSM), Colombie
Aéroport de destination:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombie
Numéro de vol:AV163
Détails:
An Avianca Boeing 727-59 on an internal flight from Santa Marta (SMR) to Bogotá (BOG) was hijacked by two 29-year old male passengers.
The airplane took off from Santa Marta at 11:40. Two hijackers then demanded to be flown to Cali, were the flight landed at 12:59. After refueling the flight continued to Aruba were it landed at 15:23. At Aruba the airplane was refueled again and the hijackers released several passengers. The 727 took off again about 17:00 and landed at Curaçao at 17:16. Upon release of other passengers at Curaçao, policemen wearing uniforms of mechanics overpowered and arrested the hijackers at about 18:50.

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 12 May 1978


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Santa Marta-Simón Bolívar Airport et Bogotá-Eldorado Airport est de 710 km (444 miles).

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