Unlawful Interference McDonnell Douglas DC-8 , Wednesday 17 November 1965
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Date:Wednesday 17 November 1965
Time:
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Owner/operator:National Airlines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 91
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:New Orleans-Moisant Field, LA (MSY) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:New Orleans-Moisant Field, LA (MSY/KMSY)
Destination airport:Melbourne International Airport, FL (MLB/KMLB)
Narrative:
A 16-year old passenger attempted to hijack the DC-8 using a gun. The boy demanded to be taken to Cuba. He fired six shots trough the floor of the plane and was quickly overpowered by a passenger.

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