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Accident description
Last updated: 21 November 2017
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Date:Saturday 29 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Aerogaviota
On behalf of:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Registration: CU-T1406
C/n / msn: 13502
First flight: 1985
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) N of San Cristobal (   Cuba)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Playa Baracoa Airport (UPB/MUPB), Cuba
Destination airport:Playa Baracoa Airport (UPB/MUPB), Cuba
Flightnumber:FAR1436
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
» CiberCuba
» cubadebate.cu


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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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