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Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 22 Oktober 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Fluggesellschaft:Cubana de Aviación
Kennzeichen: CU-T266
Werknummer: 11684
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mayarí Arriba (   Kuba)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cayo Mambi Airport, Kuba
Flug nach:Moa-Orestes Acosta Airport (MOA/MUMO), Kuba
Flugnummer:CU266
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 was hijacked by three rebels and flown to a rebel airstrip at Mayarí Arriba. All occupants were released.
Another DC-3 (CU-T8) was hijacked to that airstrip on November 6, 1958. Both aircraft were camouflaged with branches of trees.

On November 12, the pilot of a Martin B-26 Marauder (N° 903) was returning from an bombing mission to Mines de Ocujal when he noted the aircraft. Another B-26 (N° 923) was sent to the area for a bombing raid. Both aircraft were destroyed.

Informationsquelle:
» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Oct 23, 1958


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