Unlawful Interference Convair CV-880 , Monday 13 January 1969
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Date:Monday 13 January 1969
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Type:Silhouette image of generic cv88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-880
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 77
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
A 31-year-old male passenger in row 6 of the Delta Air Lines CV-880 called a stewardess and pulled his sawed-off shotgun. He demanded to be flown to Havana. The captain decided to land at the destination Miami, Florida. The stewardess tricked the man in saying that the flight could not divert because the aircraft was already in the approach pattern. After landing the man was apprehended by police.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times - Jan 14, 1969

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