29 Apr '17, 9pm

Cuban #military confirms eight dead in plane #crash this morning

Cuban #military confirms eight dead in plane #crash this morning

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — The military airplane crashed into a mountain in the north-western region of Artemisa, Reuters reports, citing local media. It had departed from the Baracoa airport west of Havana. The Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces confirmed that a military plane crashed in western Cuba, killing eight people on board. "On Saturday morning, a tragic incident happened. An An-26 passenger plane of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, which departed from Playa Baracoa airport at 6:38 a.m. [10:38 GMT],… crashed in the Loma de la Pimienta area in the Candelaria municipality of province of Artemisa," the statement said, adding that the accident claimed lives of eight servicemen on board, including crew members. © Flickr/ Deadly Bus Crash Involving German, Austrian Tourists in Cuba: Two Killed Aerogaviota S.A., which owns the plane, performs local, regional, charter...

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