Narrative:While flying at an altitude of 3000 feet the top left wing snapped off. The aircraft entered a spin and crashed in a lagoon.
Loss of control
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Thursday 14 March 2002|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13|
|Total:||Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Placetas ( Cuba)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cienfuegos Airport (CFG/MUCF), Cuba|
|Destination airport:||Cayo Coco/Jardines del Rey Airport (CCC/MUCC), Cuba|
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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 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.