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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 21 October 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses - LACSA
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:San Andres, Cuba (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Puerto Limón Airport (LIO/MRLM), Costa Rica
Destination airport:San José (unknown airport), Costa Rica
7 hijackers demanded to be taken to Cuba. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.


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