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Last updated: 30 March 2020
Datum:zondag 11 december 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-231
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 121
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 128
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Grand Turk Island Airport (GDT) (   Turks- en Caicoseilanden)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Verenigde Staten
Trans World Airlines Flight 469, a Boeing 727 with 121 passengers and a crew of 7, was hijacked between San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Miami, Florida. The hijacker demanded to be flown to Cuba. The pilot diverted to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands, where the hijacker surrendered after being tricked into believing he was in Cuba. No injuries occurred during the hijacking which was initiated when the hijacker claimed he had a bomb. No bomb was found on board the aircraft.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport en Miami International Airport, FL bedraagt 1672 km (1045 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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