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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 10 December 1934
Time:07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: NM-7
C/n / msn: 4-AT-63
First flight: 1929
Engines: 3 Wright J-6-9 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Palma Soriano (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Destination airport:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU/MUCU), Cuba
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain in heavy rain.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» Ludington Daily News - Dec 11, 1934


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Distance from Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport to Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport as the crow flies is 754 km (471 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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