Unlawful Interference Boeing 727 , Wednesday 11 December 1968
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Date:Wednesday 11 December 1968
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Type:Boeing 727
Owner/operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
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:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Narrative:
TWA's inaugural non-stop flight from Nashville to Miami was hijacked. Twenty minutes after takeoff a pulled gun and entered the cockpit, demanding to be taken to Cuba. The aircraft landed at Havana, Cuba, where the hijacker and a female passenger both left the aircraft.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times - Dec 12, 1968

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