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Datum:Donnerstag 10 Juli 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-5-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Avianca
Kennzeichen: HK-186
Werknummer: 18335
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ/SKBQ), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Santa Marta Airport (SMR/SKSM), Kolumbien
Flugnummer:AV654
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas DC-4, operated by Avianca, was hijacked during domestic flight from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Santa Marta Airport (SMR), Colombia.
The flight took off at 14:30. Some twenty minutes into the flight a 16-year old male passenger entered the cockpit holding something in his hand. He demanded to be flown to Cuba.
The hijacker was taken down by a crew member and a passenger. The flight returned safely to Barranquilla.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - 11 Jul 1969


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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 Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport to Santa Marta Airport as the crow flies is 65 km (41 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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