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Datum:Dienstag 18 Mai 1982
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Fluggesellschaft:Taxi Aéreo del Guaviare
Kennzeichen: HK-1503
Werknummer: 34331/17064
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Villavicencio Airport (VVC) (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miraflores Airport (MFS/SKMF), Kolumbien
Flug nach:Villavicencio Airport (VVC/SKVV), Kolumbien
While airborne a hijacker entered the cockpit and brandishing a knife demanded to be flown to Cuba. He claimed there were several bombs aboard which he could detonate at will. The co-pilot struggled with the hijacker and was wounded in the process. With the help of some of the passengers the hijacker was subdued upon landing at Villavicencio, Colombia. He was taken into custody by Colombian officials. Search of the aircraft failed to reveal any explosives devices.

» El Tiempo 19-5-1982


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Distance from Miraflores Airport to Villavicencio Airport as the crow flies is 362 km (226 miles).

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