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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 28 March 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Playa de Bibijagua (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Nueva Gerona Airport (GER/MUNG), Cuba
Destination airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Narrative:
The Antonov 2 crashed when transporting a child that was victim of criminal act. The wreckage found near Playa de Bibijagua, about 6 km northeast of Nueva Gerona.
The accident was reported in Cuban press on 29 March 1966 as "crashed the week before".

Sources:
» Cuban Aviation website
» La Nacion 30 March 1966, p30


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Distance from Nueva Gerona Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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