Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 14 March 2002
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aerotaxi
Registration: CU-T1020
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:El Huerto (   Cuba) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cienfuegos Airport (CFG/MUCF), Cuba
Destination airport:Cayo Coco/Jardines del Rey Airport (CCC/MUCC), Cuba
Narrative:
While flying at an altitude of 3000 feet the top left wing snapped off. The aircraft entered a spin and crashed.

Classification:
Wing failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» AN2Flyers.com


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Distance from Cienfuegos Airport to Cayo Coco/Jardines del Rey Airport as the crow flies is 216 km (135 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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