Unlawful Interference Convair CV-640 , Monday 31 August 1970
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Date:Monday 31 August 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-640
Owner/operator:Air Algérie
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) -   Croatia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Annaba-Les Salines Airport (AAE/DABB)
Destination airport:Algiers-Dar el Beida Airport (ALG/DAAG)
Three passengers carrying pistols and a molotov cocktail hijacked the CV-640 and demanded to be flown to Albania. The airplane landed at Cagliari, Sardinia where the hijackers released eleven passengers. They continued to Brindisi and after being refused to land in Albania, the airplane landed at Dubrovnik.
There they were arrested by Yugoslav authorities.


The Bryan Times - Aug 31, 1970

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