Unlawful Interference Douglas DC-3 , Saturday 29 October 1960
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Date:Saturday 29 October 1960
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3
Owner/operator:Cubana de Aviación
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 37
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA)
Destination airport:Nueva Gerona Airport (GER/MUNG)
Narrative:
Flight 905 departed Havana at 07:25 on a domestic flight. About 10 minutes after takeoff the copilot reportedly jumped up, grabbing the air marshall and forcing the pilot at gunpoint to head to Key West. A shooting erupted and the air marshall was killed. A total of nine persons were involved in the hijack and requested political asylum in the U.S. Two additional passengers joined them in their request.

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