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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 11 März 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 99
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 105
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, USA
Flug nach:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
United Airlines flight 361 had just taken off from Cleveland, Ohio when the pilot radioed that the flight had been hijacked. A man, traveling with his wife and three children, had pulled a .32 caliber revolver and demanded to be taken to Cuba.
The aircraft refueled at Atlanta, Georgia, before proceeding to Havana.

» St. Petersburg Times - Mar 12, 1970


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