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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Saturday 29 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
On behalf of:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Registration: CU-T1406
MSN: 13502
First flight: 1985
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) N of San Cristobal (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Playa Baracoa Airport (UPB/MUPB), Cuba
Destination airport:Playa Baracoa Airport (UPB/MUPB), Cuba
An Antonov 26 aircraft, operated by Aerogaviota on behalf of the Cuban Armed Forces, impacted the Loma de la Pimienta mountain, north of San Cristobal in Cuba. All eight occupants sustained fatal injuries. The aircraft operated on a training flight.

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photo of Antonov-An-26-CU-T1406
accident date: 29-04-2017
type: Antonov An-26
registration: CU-T1406


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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