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Datum:Mittwoch 11 Dezember 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 39
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flugnummer:TW496
Unfallbericht:
TWA's inaugural non-stop flight from Nashville to Miami was hijacked. Twenty minutes after takeoff a pulled gun and entered the cockpit, demanding to be taken to Cuba. The aircraft landed at Havana, Cuba, where the hijacker and a female passenger both left the aircraft.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Petersburg Times - Dec 12, 1968


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Distance from Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1291 km (807 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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