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Last updated: 18 October 2019
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 7 julio 1983
Tipo:Boeing 737
Operador:Air Florida
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 47
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 8
Descripción:
While the aircraft was en route between Fort Lauderdale, FL to Tampa, FL, the hijacker handed a note to a flight attendant indicating that he had an explosive device and directed that the aircraft be flown to Havana, Cuba. He then opened a small athletic bag revealing an alleged bomb. The pilot diverted the aircraft to Havana and after landing the hijacker was taken into custody by Cuban authorities.



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Distance from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL to Tampa International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 315 km (197 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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