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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Datum:Freitag 22 Januar 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Northwest Orient Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 60
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), USA
Flug nach:Detroit (unknown airport), MI, USA
Northwest Orient Airlines flight 433 was hijacked by a male passenger who told crew members he had a hatchet and a bomb in a suitcase. A refueling stop was made Detroit, Michigan. He initially wanted to go to Algeria, but settled on Cuba after learning that the jet could not make it to Africa. The flight then continued to Havana.

» St. Petersburg Times - Jan 23, 1971


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