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Last updated: 30 November 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 16 April 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Fluggesellschaft:Aerovías Cubanas Internacionales
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
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:Isla De La Juventud-Siguanea Airport (SZJ/MUSN), Kuba
Four men drew guns ten minutes after takeoff and demanded to be taken to the USA. One news source indicates that the aircraft may have been a C-46.



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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 Isla De La Juventud-Siguanea Airport as the crow flies is 159 km (99 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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