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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:Samstag 27 November 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 43
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 49
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Albuquerque International Airport, NM (ABQ/KABQ), USA
Flug nach:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flugnummer:TW106
Unfallbericht:
Three suspected police killers grabbed a tow truck at the airport and drove up to the TWA Boeing 727. They boarded the flight and demanded to be flown to Africa. The crew talked them into going to Cuba.
A refueling stop was made at Tampa, Florida, during which the 40 passengers were released. The aircraft then continued to Havana, Cuba.

Informationsquelle:
» St. Petersburg Times - Nov 29, 1971 (p.4A)


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Distance from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL as the crow flies is 1784 km (1115 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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