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Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 18 März 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Douglas DC-8-43
Betrieben durch:Cubana de Aviación
Gemietet von :Air Canada
Kennzeichen: CU-T1200
Werknummer: 45638/156
Baujahr: 1961
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Conway 508-12
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 29
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Montreal-Mirabel International Airport, QC (YMX/CYMX), Kanada
Flug nach:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Kuba
Flugnummer:CU455
Unfallbericht:
An Antonov 24, registered CU-T879, collided in midair with a Cubana Douglas DC-8, CU-T1200. The outer portion of the DC-8's wing, including an engine, separated. The DC-8 landed safely at Havana. The Antonov crashed, killing all 5 on board.

Informationsquelle:
» The Calgary Herald - Mar 19, 1976


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CF-TJK was later sold to Cubana as CU-T1200
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Distance from Montreal-Mirabel International Airport, QC to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 2615 km (1635 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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