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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:woensdag 11 maart 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Cubana de Aviación
Registratie: CU-T1262
Constructienummer: 307610
Bouwjaar: 1972
Motoren: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 48
Schade: Onbekend
Plaats:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport (GER/MUNG), Cuba
Three passengers attempted to hijack Cubana Airlines Flight 706, an Antonov An-24, as it prepared to depart Havana on a domestic flight to Nueva Gerona with 48 people aboard. The hijackers brandished hand grenades and demanded to be flown to the United States. In the ensuing struggle with passengers, one grenade exploded injuring 13 persons.
One hijacker was killed by a policeman onboard the aircraft and the other two were arrested.

» Adrian Leon Aja
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1987 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Havana-José Martí International Airport en Nueva Gerona-Rafael Cabrera Airport bedraagt 133 km (83 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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