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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 16 August 1980
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Fluggesellschaft:Republic Airlines (RC)
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 111
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 116
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), USA
Flugnummer:RC228
Unfallbericht:
Four hijackers, carrying containers of gasoline, hijacked the flight and demanded to be taken to Cuba. The hijackers surrendered after landing at Havana Airport, Cuba.

Informationsquelle:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Aug 17, 1980


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Orlando International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 308 km (193 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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