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Last updated: 16 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 6 septiembre 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operador:Expreso Aéreo Interamericano
Registración: CU-T16
Numéro de série: 18-2592
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Esperanza (   Cuba)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Clara Airport (SNU/MUSC), Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Santa Clara Airport, Cuba, killing all seven on board.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santa Clara Airport to Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport as the crow flies is 257 km (161 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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