Aerocaribbean’s (Havana) ATR 72-212 CU-T1549 (msn 459) is now confirmed as the aircraft that crashed on Thursday (November 4) in the mountainous Sancti Spiritus region of central Cuba after the pilot reported an emergency. Investigators have located the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder. Rescuers had finished yesterday removing the remains of the crash victims. 68 people were killed in the accident.
Copyright Photo: Axel Klegien. CU-T1549 taxies at Holquin before the crash.
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