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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Datum:zondag 26 december 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Canada
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 83
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 89
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT/CYQT), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Toronto International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ), Canada
Air Canada flight 932 from Thunder Bay to Toronto was hijacked by a 24-year old American male passenger shortly before arrival at Toronto. He demanded to be flown to Havana, Cuba.
On January 25, 1972, Canada officially asked Cuba to extradite the hijacker but Cuba didn't respond to the request.
In 2001, he was arrested in New York.
This was the first successful hijacking in Canada.

» Suspect in 1971 Air Canada hijacking arrested (CBC, 11 Sept. 2001)
» Traced on Internet, Teacher Is Charged In '71 Jet Hijacking (NY Times, 11 Sept. 2001)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Thunder Bay Airport, ON en Toronto International Airport, ON bedraagt 905 km (566 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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