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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 20 August 1970
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Fluggesellschaft:Delta Air Lines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 82
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), USA
Flug nach:Savannah International Airport, GA (SAV/KSAV), USA
Flugnummer:DL435
Unfallbericht:
Delta flight DL435 was hijacked en route from Atlanta (ATL) to Savannah (SAV). A Latin male claimed to have an explosive device in his attaché case. He demanded to be flown to Havana. The captain complied with his demands.



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Distance from Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA to Savannah International Airport, GA as the crow flies is 343 km (214 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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