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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175252
Last updated: 28 July 2020
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Date:15-APR-1961
Time:
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)
Registration:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cuba
Destination airport:NAS Boca Chica
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

El Tiempo 16 April 1961, p1
Scramble
various


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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