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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 23 April 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Mexicana de Aviación
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Narrative:
The DC-3 was damaged in hard landing. The pilot, co-pilot, and radio-operator suffered minor injuries. The flight attendant was seriously injured.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreón 24 April 1943, p3


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