Unlawful Interference McDonnell Douglas DC-8 , Tuesday 28 January 1969
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Date:Tuesday 28 January 1969
Time:
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Owner/operator:Eastern Air Lines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 113
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) -   Cuba
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
The aircraft was hijacked as it was flying 40 miles north of Fort Myers at about 22:00 hours. Three hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba, where the aircraft landed at 22:54 hours.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times - Jan 29, 1969

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