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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 11 diciembre 1968
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nashville Metropolitan Airport, TN (BNA/KBNA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:TW496
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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