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Hijacking description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 25 March 1969
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 114
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), United States of America
Destination airport:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), United States of America
Flightnumber:DL821
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Dallas-Love Field, TX to San Diego International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1886 km (1179 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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