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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Datum:woensdag 11 maart 1970
Type:Boeing 727
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 99
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 105
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Atlanta-William B. Hartsfield International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), Verenigde Staten
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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