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Last updated: 21 September 2018
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Date:Thursday 25 February 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Registration: 211
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Havana-Ciudad Libertad Airport (   Cuba)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Havana-Ciudad Libertad Airport (MULB), Cuba
Destination airport:Nueva Gerona Airport (GER/MUNG), Cuba
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed onto a hangar and burst into flames.

Sources:
» Correio da Manhã 26 February 1960, p8 (2°Caderno)
» Diario de la marina 26 February 26 1960, p.1


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Distance from Havana-Ciudad Libertad Airport to Nueva Gerona Airport as the crow flies is 144 km (90 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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