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Hijacking description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 11 January 1969
Type:Boeing 727
Operator:United Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jacksonville Airport, TX (JKV/KSJO), United States of America
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Flightnumber:UA459
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Jacksonville Airport, TX to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1591 km (994 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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