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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 15 April 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-228C
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-T138
C/n / msn: 2229
First flight: 1940
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The DC-3 was destroyed in a bombing raid by U.S. B-26 bombers at the beginning of the Bay of Pigs Invasion.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground


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