Descripción del Accidente ASN 15 MAY 1980 Grumman G-73 Mallard registration unknown - Miami Seaplane Base, FL (MPB)
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Fecha:jueves 15 mayo 1980
Hora:05:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Operador:Chalk's International Airlines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Miami Seaplane Base, FL (MPB) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:-
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami SPB, FL (MPB), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Armed with a 45-calibre pistol and a 22-calibre rifle the hijacker forced a male maintenance employee to board the aircraft. He then demanded a pilot and to be flown to South Africa. After 8 hours of negotiation he surrendered, deplaned and was taken into custody.
The hijacker had complained he had been cheated out of welfare money.

Fuentes:
» St. Petersburg Times - May 16, 1980


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