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Last updated: 4 June 2020
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Date:Friday 5 December 1980
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Higuerote Airport (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Destination airport:Caracas (unknown airport), Venezuela
Narrative:
Four hijackers demanded to be taken to Higuerote. Flown to Higuerote where the hijackers stole money from the cargo hold and escaped.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) escaped

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