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Crash of an Antonov AN-26 near San Cristóbal: 8 killed

Accident description

  • Apr 29, 2017
  • CU-T1406
  • Flight
  • Training
  • No
  • Mountains
  • Playa Baracoa - Playa Baracoa
  • 13502
  • 1985
  • FAR1436
  • San Cristóbal, Artemisa
  • Cuba
  • Central America
  • 8
  • 8
  • 0
  • 0
  • 8
  • The plane left Playa Baracoa Airport at 0638LT bound to the southwest. Later, it crashed on the slope of Mt Loma de la Pimienta located about six km north of San Cristóbal, province of Artemisa. All eight crew members were killed. Owned by Aerogaviota, the airplane was operated by the Cuban Air Force (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias) under flight code FAR1436.