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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Datum:Montag 28 März 2005
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-18D-40
Kennzeichen: CU-T1539
Werknummer: 2964017102
Baujahr: 1983
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 87
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 97
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flug nach:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
The aircraft failed to takeoff from runway 09 (9930 long). It overran the runway and came to rest on a small hill. The landing gear was sheared off in the slide, the engines sustained serious damage and the no. 1 engine had separated from its mountings.

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photo of Ilyushin-Il-18D-40-CU-T1539
accident date: 28-03-2005
type: Ilyushin Il-18D-40
registration: CU-T1539

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 Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 2128 km (1330 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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