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Hijacking description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 28 October 1969
Type:Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air
Operator:Aerotaxi SA
Registration: HK-1022
C/n / msn: LD-395
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: None
Location:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenaventura-Gerardo Tobar López Airport (BUN/SKBU), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogotá-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air aircraft was hijacked after takeoff from Buenaventura, Colombia. The pilot was forced to fly to Cuba.

Sources:
» El Tiempo - 29 Oct 1969


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Distance from Buenaventura-Gerardo Tobar López Airport to Bogotá-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 328 km (205 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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