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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:Saturday 29 November 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-345C
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-VJX
MSN: 19842/712
First flight: 1968-05-15 (1 year 7 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Havana-Jose Marti International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Flightnumber:RG827
Narrative:
One hijacker demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

Sources:
» Flavia Macedo by e-mail 3-10-2006


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