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Datum:Freitag 31 Januar 1969
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Fluggesellschaft:National Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 55
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 63
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flug nach:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), USA
Flugnummer:NA44
Unfallbericht:
A passenger on National Airlines flight 44 to Tampa an Miami pulled a gun and hijacked the aircraft at 05:28, when it was 200 miles east of Houston, Texas. The hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Petersburg Times - Feb 1, 1969


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Distance from San Francisco International Airport, CA to Tampa International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 3818 km (2386 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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