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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 29 Dezember 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Kennzeichen: CU-T110
Werknummer: 6710
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 53
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flug nach:Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport (VRA/MUVR), Kuba
A Cuban pilot diverted an AeroCaribbean commercial aircraft from its scheduled domestic route (Havana to Varadero) and arrived at Miami International Airport. Forty-eight of the 53 persons on board requested political asylum; the co-pilot and his family, a flight attendant, and a security guard returned to Cuba.

» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1992 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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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 Havana-José Martí International Airport to Varadero-Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport as the crow flies is 99 km (62 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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