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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Fecha:martes 7 marzo 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operador:Chalk's International Airlines
Registración: N3010
Numéro de série: J-43
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami SPB, FL (MPB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bimini-North SPB (NSB), Bahamas
Descripción:
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.

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


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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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