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Date:Wednesday 8 November 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-200
Operator:Mexicana de Aviación
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 104
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 111
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Monterrey (unknown airport), Mexico
Destination airport:Mexico City International Airport (MEX/MMMX), Mexico
Narrative:
Four hijackers demanded money and the release of prisoners. Hijackers demands were accepted and six political prisoners boarded the 727 which was then flown to Havana. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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