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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:domingo 20 abril 2008
Hora:14:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL62 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-62M
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: CU-T1283
Numéro de série: 4053823
Año de Construcción: 1991
Motores: 4 Soloviev D-30KU
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 117
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) (   República Dominicana)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santo Domingo-Las Américas José Francisco Peña Gómez Int'l Airport (SDQ/MDSD), República Dominicana
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Número de Vuelo:CU201
Descripción:
Cubana Flight 201 took off from Santo Domingo (SDQ) on a regular service to Havana (HAV). At 45 nm from SDQ and at an altitude of 25000 feet the no. 2 engine suffered an uncontained failure. Fuel lines to engine no. 1 were compromised and a fire erupted. Also, debris had penetrated the fuselage, causing a decompression. Both engines were shut down and the captain decided to return to Santo Domingo.
An emergency descent was carried out, followed by a safe emergency landing.



Fotos

photo of Ilyushin-Il-62M-CU-T1283
accident date: 20-04-2008
type: Ilyushin Il-62M
registration: CU-T1283
photo of Ilyushin-Il-62M-CU-T1283
accident date: 20-04-2008
type: Ilyushin Il-62M
registration: CU-T1283
 

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 Santo Domingo-Las Américas José Francisco Peña Gómez Int'l Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 1410 km (881 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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