Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 28 March 2005
Time:16:15
Type:Ilyushin 18D-40
Operator:Aerocaribbean
Registration: CU-T1539
C/n / msn: 2964017102
First flight: 1983
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 87
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 97
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Destination airport:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Flightnumber:4311
Narrative:
The aircraft failed to takeoff from runway 09 (9930 long). It overran the runway and came to rest on a small hill. The landing gear was sheared off in the slide, the engines sustained serious damage and the nr. 1 engine had separated from it's mountings.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Agencia Cubana de Noticias


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Distance from Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport to Havana-José Martí International Airport as the crow flies is 2128 km (1330 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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