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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247258
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Date:29-JAN-2021
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Owner/operator:Aerogaviota
Registration: CU-H1457
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mensura National Park between Holguin and Guantanamo -   Cuba
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Holguin
Destination airport:Guantanamo
Narrative:
A Mil Mi-8 helicopter impacted highland terrain during a flight from Holguin to Guantanamo.
All five POB were killed and the helicopter was destroyed

Sources:

https://www.en24news.com/e/2021/01/far-helicopter-crashes-in-cuba-and-its-five-crew-members-die.html
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/at-least-5-dead-in-helicopter-crash-in-cuba20210130085408/
https://www.asere.com/accidente-de-un-helicoptero-de-las-far-deja-5-muertos-en-holguin/
https://oncubanews.com/cuba/se-etrella-helicoptero-en-holguin/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/aviacioncubana2/permalink/4015492975135697

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2021 05:03 Geno Added
30-Jan-2021 05:18 Geno Updated [Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
30-Jan-2021 05:38 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Jan-2021 08:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]

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