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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174989
Last updated: 12 October 2020
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Date:31-JUL-1959
Time:08:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas B-26C Invader
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria (FAR)
Registration: 925
C/n / msn: 29097
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Camagüey (CMW) -   Cuba
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Agramonte Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on finca "Arroyo Prieto" near the airport and caught fire while trying to return after engine failure on take-off. Pilot Ten Luis De Vale killed. Two crew escaped seriously injured.

Sources:

El Litoral 2 August 1959, p1
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00001565/00181/1 +8A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2015 18:53 TB Added
30-Oct-2015 15:12 TB Updated [Operator]
31-Oct-2015 19:15 TB Updated [Location]
31-Dec-2016 21:22 TB Updated [Operator]
29-Jul-2018 10:44 TB Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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