23 December 2011

28th December 1965

CU 827 (FIR) 15w 1042 F270 ETA Shannon 1124 temp' -33C wind 270/80 TAS 295 kts

Cubana An-12BP, CU-T827 en-route from Havana to Prague, via Gander and Shannon. The Havana to Shannon sector took some 17 hours.
[Photo: © Malcolm Nason, taken on it's second visit to Shannon on 04/07/1966]

Regrettably on 09/02/1967 this machine crashed on a cargo flight from Havana to Mexico City during its approach. All of the 6 passengers and 4 crew members on board were killed and the aircraft was written off.

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