Unlawful Interference Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante , Monday 16 August 1982
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Date:Monday 16 August 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Owner/operator:Dolphin Airways
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA)
Destination airport:West Palm Beach International Airport, FL (PBI/KPBI)
After landing at West Palm Beach. FL one of the passengers told another passenger and the pilot that he had a bomb under his shirt and demanded to be flown to Cuba. After about two hours, he was persuaded to remove the object which he claimed was a bomb from under his shirt. It was then taken from him and removed from the aircraft.
Following this he was overpowered by law enforcement personnel. The object was a bag containing men's toiletries. No explosives were located. The hijacker was sentenced to 5 years for air piracy.


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