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Last updated: 24 June 2019
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 28 marzo 1984
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Delta Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New Orleans International Airport, LA (MSY/KMSY), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:DL357
Descripción:
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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