Unlawful Interference Douglas DC-3C HK-1503, Tuesday 18 May 1982
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Date:Tuesday 18 May 1982
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3C
Owner/operator:Taxi Aéreo del Guaviare
Registration: HK-1503
MSN: 34331/17064
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Villavicencio Airport (VVC) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF)
Destination airport:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV)
Narrative:
While airborne a hijacker entered the cockpit and brandishing a knife demanded to be flown to Cuba. He claimed there were several bombs aboard which he could detonate at will. The co-pilot struggled with the hijacker and was wounded in the process. With the help of some of the passengers the hijacker was subdued upon landing at Villavicencio, Colombia. He was taken into custody by Colombian officials. Search of the aircraft failed to reveal any explosives devices.

Sources:

El Tiempo 19-5-1982

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 October 2004 HK-1503 Aerovanguardia 3 13 km E of Medellín-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) w/o

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