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Hijacking description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 1 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operator:National Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Marathon-Florida Keys Airport, FL (MTH/KMTH), United States of America
Destination airport:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW/KEYW), United States of America
Flightnumber: 337
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Marathon-Florida Keys Airport, FL to Key West International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 74 km (46 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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