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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 19 agosto 1970
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Operador:Trans Caribbean Airways
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 154
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Número de Vuelo:TC401
Descripción:
En route to San Juan, Puerto Rico, flight TC401 was hijacked by three men using grenades and a pistol. They demanded to be flow to Cuba. After staying on the ground for five hours at Havana, the plane flew back to Miami, FL.



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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport as the crow flies is 2577 km (1610 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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