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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Datum:vrijdag 22 januari 1971
Type:Boeing 727
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Northwest Orient Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 60
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Detroit (unknown airport), MI, Verenigde Staten
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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