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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Datum:Montag 25 Mai 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Convair CV-880
Fluggesellschaft:Delta Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 96
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 102
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Hijacked over Georgia by a female passenger and a child. The woman demanded to be taken to Cuba.
Flight DL199 had departed Chicago-O'Hare (ORD), bound for Miami, FL with en route stops at Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY, and Atlanta, GA.

» The Miami News - May 25, 1970


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Distance from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 953 km (596 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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