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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 19 Juni 1968
Flugzeugtyp:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 81
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominikanische Republik
Flug nach:Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport (CUR/TNCC), Curaçao
The VIASA DC-9 operated a scheduled flight from Miami, FL (MIA) to Caracas (CCS), Venezuela with en route stops at Santo Domingo and Curaçao (CUR). The airplane was hijacked some 15 minutes after takeoff from Santo Domingo.

» St. Petersburg Times - Jun 21, 1968


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Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to Curaçao-Dr. Albert Plesman Airport as the crow flies is 694 km (434 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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