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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Datum:woensdag 9 april 1980
Type:Boeing 727
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:American Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Dallas, Havana (   Cuba)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Ontario International Airport, CA (ONT/KONT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, Verenigde Staten
Armed with a pistol the hijacker scaled a fence at Ontario Airport, California, and boarded a Boeing 727 aircraft and accosted the crew on board. No passengers had boarded. He demanded to be flown to Cuba but agreed to a fuel stop at Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. He would not identify himself or give any reason for the hijacking. The aircraft was refueled and provided charts at Dallas/Ft. Worth. It then flew to Havana, Cuba where the hijacker surrendered to Cuban authorities.


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