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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201082
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Time:19:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria (FAR)
Registration: 31
C/n / msn: 1228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jagüey Grande, Matanzas -   Cuba
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ciudad Libertad (18:30)
Destination airport:Santa Clará
Cuban Air Force plane "Beaber numero 31" crashed in flames during a storm in Matanzas province. Pilot and four others perished. Rescue workers said the body of a woman also was found, presumably a resident of the area killed by the falling wreckage *.


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 26 September 1959, p3 * +7B

Revision history:

08-Nov-2017 14:22 TB Added
23-Jun-2018 07:12 TB Updated [Date, Time, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
23-Jun-2018 08:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Jul-2018 12:13 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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