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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Datum:woensdag 12 november 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-600
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:ARCO - Aerolineas Colonia
Registratie: CX-BJL
Constructienummer: 92
Bouwjaar: 1948
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 39
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 42
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) (   ArgentiniŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Colonia Airport (CYR/SUCA), Uruguay
Vliegveld van aankomst:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), ArgentiniŽ
Vluchtnummer: 201
Beschrijving:
Aerolineas Colonia flight 201 from Colonia, Uruguay to Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, Argentina, was hijacked shortly after takeoff.
The hijacked claimed to have a revolver and a bomb and demanded to travel to Nicaragua, Mexico and Algeria. The aircraft landed at Jorge Newbery Airport about 11:00 hours after circling over Rio de la Plata for almost two hours.
Several passengers were released during the day. At 04:00 the following morning, the hijacker negotiated his surrender.
The 21-year old hijacked was under medical treatment for mental issues and had left his home in the city of Paysandu after several disputes with their elders.

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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 Colonia Airport en Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA bedraagt 60 km (38 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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