Unlawful Interference Antonov An-24RV CU-T1294, Monday 31 March 2003
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Date:Monday 31 March 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-24RV
Owner/operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-T1294
MSN: 27308105
Year of manufacture:1972
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-24VT
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 46
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport (GER/MUNG)
Destination airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA)
Confidence Rating:
The Antonov was hijacked by a man who was believed to be carrying two grenades. The airplane landed at Havana were it was refueled. About 11:00, after the release of at least 26 passengers the aircraft departed for Key West.





photo (c) S Ward; Key West International Airport, FL (EYW); 20 December 2016

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