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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Fecha:jueves 18 marzo 1976
Tipo:Douglas DC-8-43
Operado por:Cubana de Aviación
Alquilado a :Air Canada
Registración: CU-T1200
Numéro de série: 45638/156
Año de Construcción: 1961
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 508-12
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 29
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Montreal-Mirabel International Airport, QC (YMX/CYMX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Número de Vuelo:CU455
An Antonov 24, registered CU-T879, collided in midair with a Cubana Douglas DC-8, CU-T1200. The outer portion of the DC-8's wing, including an engine, separated. The DC-8 landed safely at Havana. The Antonov crashed, killing all 5 on board.

» The Calgary Herald - Mar 19, 1976


photo of DC-8-43-CF-TJK
accident date: 18-03-1976
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-43
registration: CF-TJK

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 Montreal-Mirabel International Airport, QC to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 2615 km (1635 miles).

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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