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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Fecha:sábado 6 diciembre 1952
Hora:ca 04:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: CU-T397
Numéro de série: 10319
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 37 / Ocupantes: 41
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4,5 km (2.8 milles) NE de la costa de Bermuda-Kindley Field (BDA) (   Bermudas)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bermuda-Kindley Field (BDA/TXKF), Bermudas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Descripción:
The DC-4 crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff. The airplane operated on a flight from Madrid, Spain to Havana (HAV), Cuba. It had arrived at Bermuda from Santa Maria, Azores at 03:30 for a refueling stop.

Fuentes:
» The News and Courier - Dec 7, 1952


Fotos

photo of Douglas-DC-4-CU-T397
accident date: 06-12-1952
type: Douglas DC-4
registration: CU-T397
 

Map
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 Bermuda-Kindley Field to Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport as the crow flies is 2016 km (1260 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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