Date & Time: Mar 14, 2002 at 1623 LT
Type of aircraft:
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Cienfuegos - Caya Coco
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising at an altitude of 3,000 feet on a charter flight from Cienfuegos to Cayo Coco, the single engine aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a prairie located near Santa Clara. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all 17 occupants were killed, among them 6 Canadians, five British, two German while all four crew members were Cuban. It was reported that the left upper wing detached while the aircraft was encountering strong winds.