Last updated: 27 January 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 24 Oktober 1990
Zeit:01:58 LT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew 40S2
Fluggesellschaft:Cubana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: CU-T1202
Werknummer: 9631449
Baujahr: 1976
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:14011
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 24
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Punta Jardinero (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Camagüey-Ign Agramonte International Airport (CMW/MUCM), Kuba
Flug nach:Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU/MUCU), Kuba
Struck the ground 4 km short of runway 27 with a speed of 270-290 km/h.

CAUSA ESTABLECIDA: "Error de la técnica de pilotaje del capitan al mando de la aeronve al interrumpir el procedimiento NDB y continuar el vuelo de acuerdo a las reglas de vuelo visual (VFR) encircunstancias que las condiciones meteorologicas existentes, la escasa referencia visual y la topografica montanosa del terreno, hacian aconsejable operar de acuerdo a las reglas de vuelo por instrumentos (IFR)." [Discontinuing the NDB approach and continuing VFR in IFR conditions.]

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Distance from Camagüey-Ign Agramonte International Airport to Santiago-Antonio Maceo Airport as the crow flies is 263 km (164 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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