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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Monday 29 August 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-T875
C/n / msn: 67302402
First flight: 1966
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Camagüey Airport (CMW) (   Cuba)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Camagüey-Ign Agramonte International Airport (CMW/MUCM), Cuba
Destination airport:Camagüey-Ign Agramonte International Airport (CMW/MUCM), Cuba
Narrative:
Whilst undergoing crew training both engines failed due to fuel starvation on account of the crew's unfamiliarity with the fuel system. The aircraft crashed 1.5km short of the runway.

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» Scamble 344
» Soviet Transports


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