Accident Cessna 310 , 09 Jan 1961
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 310
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria (FAR)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Varadero (VRA) -   Cuba
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down by Cuban AAA in error. Cap Martin Klein Schiller/2°Ten Heriberto Martin Guzmán/civil Osvaldo Sánchez Cabrera.


Correio da Manhã 11 January 1961, p11
La Nacion 11 January 1961, p13/15 January 1961, p27
The Straits Times 12 January 1961, p2 (type)

Revision history:

27-Oct-2015 21:31 TB Added
03-Jan-2017 18:49 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2018 09:02 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2019 19:42 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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