ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-24V CU-T879 Havana
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Date:Thursday 18 March 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24V
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-T879
MSN: 67302501
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Havana (   Cuba)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Antonov 24 CU-T879 collided in midair with Cubana DC-8 CU-T1200. The outer portion of the DC-8's wing, including an engine, separated. The DC-8 landed safely however. The Antonov crashed, killing all 5 on board.

Mid air collision
Loss of control

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