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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Datum:Dienstag 7 März 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Fluggesellschaft:Chalk's International Airlines
Kennzeichen: N3010
Werknummer: J-43
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Miami SPB, FL (MPB), USA
Flug nach:Bimini-North SPB (NSB), Bahamas
The Grumman Mallard was ready for departure at the Miami Seaplane Base when two men armed with shotguns and revolvers hijacked the plane. They shot the pilot and a passenger while another passenger was able to jump off.
The copilot was forced to fly the aircraft to Cuba.

» Grumman G-73 Mallard / Geoff Goodall
» St. Petersburg Times - Mar 8, 1972


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami SPB, FL to Bimini-North SPB as the crow flies is 92 km (57 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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