Unlawful Interference Douglas DC-3C CU-T1192, Wednesday 19 March 2003
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Date:Wednesday 19 March 2003
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3C
Owner/operator:Aerotaxi
Registration: CU-T1192
MSN: 10028
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Wright R-1820
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 29
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport (GER/MUNG)
Destination airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA)
Confidence Rating:
Narrative:
Six men hijacked the plane using kitchen knives, tape and the airplane's own emergency hatchet. They demanded to be flown north to Miami. Florida Air National Guard F-15 fighter jets from Homestead Air Force Base and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Customs Service escorted the Douglas DC-3 to Key West where it landed at 20:06.

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Miami Herald

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