Cubana de Aviación Flight 972

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Cubana de Aviación Flight 972
XA-UHZ (6908943182).jpg
XA-UHZ, the aircraft involved,
photographed in March 2011
Accident
DateMay 18, 2018
SummaryCrashed during climb out, under investigation
SteidSantiago de las Vegas
Havana, Cuba
22°59′29″N 82°23′28″W / 22.99139°N 82.39111°W / 22.99139; -82.39111Coordinates: 22°59′29″N 82°23′28″W / 22.99139°N 82.39111°W / 22.99139; -82.39111
Aircraft
Aircraft typeBoeing 737-201 Adv.
OperatorGlobal Air on behalf of Cubana de Aviación
RegistrationXA-UHZ
Flicht oreeginJosé Martí International Airport
Havana, Cuba
DestinationFrank País Airport
Holguín, Cuba
Passengers107107
Crew66
Fatalities111
Injuries2
Survivors2

Cubana de Aviación Flight 972 (CU972/CUB972) wis a scheduled domestic flight frae José Martí International Airport, Havana, tae Frank País Airport in Holguín, Cuba, on May 18, 2018. The Boeing 737-200 flyin the route crashed shortly efter takeoff,[1][2] neist Santiago de las Vegas, 19 kilometres (12 mi) frae Havana city centre.[3][4][5][6] O those on board, 111 dee'd an twa survived wi critical injuries. Twa o the counted dee'd initially survived the crash an later dee'd in hospital.

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