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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 14 August 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Boeing 727
Fluggesellschaft:Northeast Airlines
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 52
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), USA
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Northeast flight 43 from Boston (BOS) to Miami (MIA) was hijacked at 14:01 when it was over the Atlantic Ocean, some 40 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. Two passengers stormed forward, wielding a gun and a knife. They demanded to be flown to Cuba. Both men left the plane in Havana.

» Eugene Register-Guard - Aug 15, 1969


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Distance from Boston-Logan International Airport, MA to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 2014 km (1259 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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