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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:Samstag 4 Juli 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
NAMC YS-11A-202
Fluggesellschaft:Cruzeiro do Sul
Kennzeichen: PP-CTJ
Werknummer: 2081
Baujahr: 1968-09-16 (1 year 10 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 54
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 60
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien
Flug nach:Macapá International Airport, AP (MCP/SBMQ), Brasilien
The aircraft was hijacked by a male passenger who demanded to be flown to Cuba.
En route stops were made at Cayenne, Georgetown (Guyana), Port of Spain (Trinidad), Antigua, and Kingston (Jamaica).
One hijacker.

» Kingston Gleaner July 5,1970
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to Macapá International Airport, AP as the crow flies is 328 km (205 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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