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Last updated: 28 October 2020
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 22 octubre 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operador:Cubana de Aviación
Registración: CU-T266
Numéro de série: 11684
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mayarí Arriba (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cayo Mambi Airport, Cuba
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moa-Orestes Acosta Airport (MOA/MUMO), Cuba
Número de Vuelo:CU266
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Oct 23, 1958


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