ASN Aircraft accident Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VI-R PP-PDZ Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV)
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Date:Thursday 1 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VI-R
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-PDZ
MSN: 131
First flight: 1962-08-02 (7 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Six passengers hijacked the Caravalle plane and demanded to be flown to Cuba. The flight crew continued to Lima and Panama City before the final leg to Havana were they landed at 15:00 two days later.

» St. Petersburg Times - Jan 4, 1970
» The Montreal Gazette - Jan 3, 1970
» Jornal do Brasil (30-9-1988)


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