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Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 28 März 1984
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Delta Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:New Orleans International Airport, LA (MSY/KMSY), USA
Flug nach:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), USA
Flugnummer:DL357
Unfallbericht:
Approximately 20 minutes after departure from New Orleans, LA, a male passenger stood up holding a whiskey bottle with brown liquid and demanded to be flown to Cuba.
He threatened to pour the liquid on a flight attendant and ignite it if his demand was not met. The pilot diverted the aircraft to Cuba where the flight landed without further incident.
Cuban authorities boarded the aircraft in Havana and took the hijacker into custody.



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Distance from New Orleans International Airport, LA to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 715 km (447 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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