Unlawful Interference McDonnell Douglas DC-8 , Friday 31 January 1969
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Date:Friday 31 January 1969
Time:
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Owner/operator:National Airlines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 63
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:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Destination airport:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA)
Narrative:
A passenger on National Airlines flight 44 to Tampa an Miami pulled a gun and hijacked the aircraft at 05:28, when it was 200 miles east of Houston, Texas. The hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times - Feb 1, 1969

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