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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 3 diciembre 1968
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:National Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 35
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:NA1439
Descripción:
National Airlines flight 1439 from New York to Miami via Tampa was hijacked after takeoff from Tampa by a man, carrying a .45 caliber automatic and what seemed to be a hand grenade. He demanded to be flown to Cuba.
The aircraft made a refueling stop at Key West, Florida.

Fuentes:
» St. Petersburg Times - Dec 4, 1968


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Distance from Tampa International Airport, FL to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 327 km (204 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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