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Hijacking description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 10 July 1969
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operator:SAM Colombia
Registration: HK-558
C/n / msn: 10468
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: None
Location:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG) (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Flightnumber: 202
Narrative:
SAM Colombia Flight 202 was hijacked by a male passenger during the descent towards Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG), Colombia.
The hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. He was overpowered before landing.

Classification:
Hijack
Hijacker(s) overpowered by occupants

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 11 Jul 1969


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Distance from Cali-Alfonso Bonilla Aragón Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 278 km (174 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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