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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 6 februari 1981
Type:Boeing 727
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Avianca
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Cúcuta (   Colombia)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bucaramanga-Palo Negro Airport (BGA/SKBG), Colombia
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport (CUC/SKCC), Colombia
Beschrijving:
Armed with a sawed-off shotgun and a doll which they claimed contained explosives, the hijackers demanded to be flown out of the
country. During the flight they told the passengers they were opposed to the political system in Colombia, they threatened to kill the
crew and they took a pistol from a Colombian army officer aboard. The aircraft landed at Cucuta where the hijackers demanded the
aircraft be refueled. Soldiers surrounded the plane and trucks were used to block the runway.
All passengers were allowed to deplane. After about 10 hours, with assurance that they would not be harmed by the soldiers or police the hijackers surrendered.



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bucaramanga-Palo Negro Airport en Cúcuta-Camilo Daza Airport bedraagt 115 km (72 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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