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Hijacking description
Last updated: 24 February 2018
Date:Saturday 24 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Operator:ALM - Antillean Airlines
Registration: PJ-FRM
C/n / msn: 10365
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: None
Location:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Santo Domingo (unknown airport), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
Flightnumber: 402
A man, accompanied by two woman and an infant, hijacked the F-27 and demanded to be flown to Havana, Cuba. The pilot landed in Haiti but could not refuel there. He continued to Cuba and landed at Santiago (SCU)

» De Telegraaf, 26-1-1970


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