Luis Armando Pena Soltren, a man wanted for the hijack of flight 281 of Pan American in the 1960's was arrested on Sunday in a New York City airport.

Pena, 66, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport and was expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Manhattan on a 1968 indicment, authorities said, according to the Associated Press.

Pena terrorized dozens of passengers when he and his cohorts wielded pistols and knives to hijack Pan American flight 281, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement Sunday, according to the agency.

The airplane had departed from New York To Puerto Rico but it was diverted to Havana, Cuba.