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Fecha:miércoles 12 noviembre 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIR
Operador:LAN Chile
Registración: CC-CCO
Numéro de série: 140
Año de Construcción: 1964-02-29 (5 years 9 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 62
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Antofagasta (   Chile)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE), Chile
Two teen-aged passengers (14 and 16 years old) hijacked the LAN Chile Caravelle, demanding to be flown to Cuba. The plane landed at Antofagasta to refuel. But the plane developed engine trouble before taking off and had to return to the ramp. The hijackers forced the crew to gunpoint to switch to another Caravelle which was parked nearby. It took off and headed for Cuba, but the pilot and the co-pilot subdued the hijackers and returned to Santiago.

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