Unlawful Interference Boeing 727 , Wednesday 5 March 1969
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Date:Wednesday 5 March 1969
Time:
Type:Boeing 727
Owner/operator:National Airlines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) -   Cuba
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
National Airlines flight 97 was 50 miles south of Norfolk, Virginia, when a passenger brandished a .38 pistol. He hijacked the plane and demanded to be taken to Cuba. He also robbed several passengers.
After arriving at Havana, authorities forced him to return the stolen money and led him away.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times - Mar 6, 1969

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