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Copa Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Santa Clara, Cuba

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Copa Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Santa Clara, Cuba

Copa Airlines flight CM-238 had to reject take off from Santa Clara, Cuba, on December 11th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Panama City, Panama, when its left. engine emitted a loud bang and smoke was noticed in the cabin. The crew subsequently rejected take off and deployed slides for an emergency... »

19 Haitian Politicos Make Cuban Emergency Landing

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
By George Hatcher
19 Haitian Politicos Make Cuban Emergency Landing

What: Aerolineas Mas turbo prop en route to Havana Where: Camaguey Cuba When: Nov 15, 2011 Who: 19 Haitians aboard Why: While en route, the turbo prop experienced problems with the air conditioning system and had to divert to Camaguey Cuba. This is a few days after a chopper had to make an unplanned... »

Cuban Flight Crashes; All aboard are Lost

Friday, November 5, 2010
By George Hatcher
Cuban Flight Crashes; All aboard are Lost

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Teemu Tuuri What: Aerocaribbean ATR-72-500 en route from Santiago to Havana Where: Guasimal, Sancti Spiritus Cuba When: Nov 4 2010 Who: with 61 passengers and 7 crew Why: The last flight to leave Santiago before the airport closed due to tropical storm Tomas disappeared... »

Skyservice Airbus Hard Landing in Cuba

Saturday, February 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Skyservice Airbus Hard Landing in Cuba

Pictured: The Airbus in the incident, photo taken a year ago in Toronto Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kryst What: Skyservice Airbus A320-200 en route from Toronto to Varadero Cuba Where: Varadero When: Jan 31 2010 Why: While landing during high rain with little visibility, the flight made... »

Empresa Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

Friday, December 11, 2009
By George Hatcher
Empresa Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ricardo Morales What: Empresa Aerocaribbean SA Boeing 737-200 en route from Caracas Venezuela to Santiago Cuba Where: Santo Domingo When: Dec 10th 2009 Who: 90 passengers and 9 crew Why: While en route, the flight developed oil filter trouble in the right engine. Gushing... »

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