Vliegtuigongeval op 05 AUG 1969 met McDonnell Douglas DC-9 registration unknown - Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA)
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Datum:dinsdag 5 augustus 1969
Type:McDonnell Douglas DC-9
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eastern Air Lines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 70
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), Verenigde Staten
A passenger made his way to the cockpit and said: "Let's go to Cuba." The pilot replied that there was not enough fuel and continued to Tampa. The passenger had returned to his seat and was arrested after arrival at Tampa. The man later said he "really didn't want to go to Cuba, just wanted to see if he had the nerve to simulate a hijacking."


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC en Tampa International Airport, FL bedraagt 813 km (508 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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