hijacked to cuba

Recorded November 29, 2019 Archived November 29, 2019 07:54 minutes
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Description

Grandmother was Traveling to Miami in the late 60’s. Unfortunately on your flight happened to be a Cuban immigrant who ended up hijacking the plane in order to get back to Cuba to see his family and return home. Unfortunately on your flight happened to be a Cuban immigrant who ended up hijacking the plane in order to get back to Cuba to see his family and return homeThe hijacker had mistaken of my grandmother for being Cuban as well, because of this he handed her a note explaining the situation. My grandmother at the time had her newborn baby with her while they were traveling. The plane ended up landing in Cuba due to the hijackers having a bomb gun and other weapons with them at the time she was scared for her life and says it was the scariest thing that’s ever happened to her.

Participants

  • Gail Queen
  • Jack Bath

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