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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175252
Last updated: 13 February 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas B-26B Invader
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea de Liberación (FAL)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dry Tortugas, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Cuba
Destination airport:NAS Boca Chica
Damaged by Cuban AAA during "Puma Strike" bombing raid. Crashed in sea 50 km off north coast of Havana while attempting to return to Boca Chica.


El Tiempo 16 April 1961, p1

Revision history:

10-Apr-2015 16:05 TB Added
10-Apr-2015 16:11 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
30-Oct-2015 16:21 TB Updated [Operator]
18-Jan-2017 14:44 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2017 14:49 TB Updated [Narrative]

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