Date & Time: Jun 14, 2003 at 1605 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-24
Operator:
Registration:
CU-T1295
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nueva Gerona-La Havane
MSN:
27307508
YOM:
1972
Country:
Cuba
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
48
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera runway 23 (Juventud Island) outbound for Havana, the aircraft tried to climb to 1,000 feet when the crew informed ATC about engine problem. Immediately, the crew made a 180° turn and landed on the same runway. The aircraft could not be stopped before the runway's end, overran and came to rest in an artificial lake.