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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Keine Untersuchung der Flugunfall-Untersuchungskommission
Datum:Mittwoch 19 März 2003
Zeit:18:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Fluggesellschaft:Aerotaxi
Kennzeichen: CU-T1192
Werknummer: 10028
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Wright R-1820
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 26
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Key West International Airport, FL (EYW) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport (GER/MUNG), Kuba
Flug nach:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flugnummer: 887
Unfallbericht:
Six men hijacked the plane using kitchen knives, tape and the airplane's own emergency hatchet. They demanded to be flown north to Miami. Florida Air National Guard F-15 fighter jets from Homestead Air Force Base and a Black Hawk helicopter from the Customs Service escorted the Douglas DC-3 to Key West where it landed at 20:06.

Informationsquelle:
» Miami Herald


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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 Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 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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