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Fecha:domingo 14 septiembre 1980
Tipo:Boeing 727
Operador:Eastern Air Lines
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 102
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Miami, FL (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tampa International Airport, FL (TPA/KTPA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:EA115
Descripción:
A short time before arrival at Miami, a hijacker gave a flight attendant a note which indicated that he had placed a bomb in a public area in Tampa and it would be detonated unless the hijacker was flown to Cuba. The location and disarming instructions
were to be provided after his arrival 1n Cuba. The pilot was advised but landed the aircraft In Miami where the hijacker was taken into custody by police.
He refused to provide information concerning the bomb. However no bomb was found and no explosion occurred.



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Distance from Tampa International Airport, FL to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 327 km (204 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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