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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 16 agosto 1980
Tipo:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Operador:Republic Airlines (RC)
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 111
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 116
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Havana (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:RC228
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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