Aircraft accidents similar to or like Cubana de Aviación Flight 493

Douglas DC-4 en route from Miami, Florida, to Havana, Cuba, on April 25, 1951. Wikipedia

  • List of accidents and incidents involving the Douglas DC-4

    Piston-engine airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1942 to 1947. Originally designed as a commercial airliner, but until the end of World War II, all were built as military transports. Wikipedia

  • Cubana de Aviación, the national carrier of Cuba, has been involved in 51 incidents and accidents between 1934 and 2018, 27 of which had 1 fatality or more, with 708 fatalities. Included are ground and collision fatalities and hijackings. Wikipedia

  • Douglas DC-4 aircraft en route from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, D.C. via intermediate points on November 1, 1949. Lockheed P-38 Lightning being test-flown for acceptance by the Government of Bolivia by Erick Rios Bridoux of the Bolivian Air Force. Wikipedia

  • 1951 Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-4 disappearance

    The 1951 Canadian Pacific Douglas DC-4 disappearance occurred on 21 July when a Douglas DC-4 four-engined piston airliner registered CF-CPC of Canadian Pacific Air Lines disappeared on a scheduled flight for the United Nations from Vancouver, Canada, to Tokyo, Japan. Neither the aircraft nor the 31 passengers and six crew have been found. Wikipedia

  • National Airlines Flight 967

    Douglas DC-7B aircraft that disappeared over the Gulf of Mexico en route from Tampa, Florida to New Orleans, Louisiana on November 16, 1959. All 42 on board were presumed killed in the incident. Wikipedia

  • Key West International Airport

    International airport located in the City of Key West in Monroe County, Florida and 2 mi east of the main commercial center of Key West. Only 5076 ft long. Wikipedia

  • The 1948 Miami hurricane (Air Weather Service designation: Fox) caused no fatalities in Florida, despite moving across the Miami area as a hurricane. The ninth tropical storm and fifth hurricane of the 1948 season, the storm developed from a large low pressure area over the northwestern Caribbean Sea on October 3. Wikipedia

  • Pan Am Flight 923

    Douglas DC-4 operating from Seattle, Washington to Juneau, Alaska, which crashed into Tamgas Mountain on Annette Island, Alaska, on October 26, 1947. All 18 passengers and crew on board were killed. Wikipedia

  • McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 jet airliner, registration N1063T, operated by Trans World Airlines in American airspace en route from Pittsburgh to Dayton. While descending toward Dayton about 29 miles from the airport, the flight collided in midair with a Beechcraft Baron (a small general-aviation airplane) near Urbana, Ohio, on March 9, 1967. Wikipedia

  • Douglas DC-3

    Propeller-driven airliner which had a lasting effect on the airline industry in the 1930s/1940s and World War II. Developed as a larger, improved 14-bed sleeper version of the Douglas DC-2. Wikipedia

  • Ilyushin Il-76 en route from Chimkent, Kazakhstan, to Delhi, collided over the village of Charkhi Dadri, around 100 km west of Delhi. The crash killed all 349 people on board both planes, making it the world's deadliest mid-air collision and the deadliest aviation accident to occur in India. Wikipedia

  • Cubana de Aviación Flight 972

    Scheduled domestic flight from José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba, to Frank País Airport in Holguín, Cuba. On May 18, 2018, the 39-year-old Boeing 737-201 Adv. operating the route crashed shortly after takeoff, near Santiago de las Vegas, 19 km from Havana city centre. Wikipedia

  • 1976 Zagreb mid-air collision

    On 10 September 1976, British Airways Flight 476, a Hawker Siddeley Trident en route from London to Istanbul, collided mid-air near Zagreb, Yugoslavia (modern-day Croatia), with Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 550, a Douglas DC-9 en route from Split, Yugoslavia, to Cologne, West Germany. The result of a procedural error on the part of Zagreb air traffic controllers. Wikipedia

  • National Airlines Flight 2511

    United States domestic passenger flight from New York City to Miami, Florida. On January 6, 1960, the Douglas DC-6 serving the flight exploded in midair. Wikipedia

  • 1950 Australian National Airways Douglas DC-4 crash

    Eight-hour flight to Adelaide, South Australia. It crashed 22 minutes after take-off, 35 mi East from Perth Airport. Wikipedia

  • 1948 Airborne Transport DC-3 disappearance

    The disappearance of a Douglas DST airliner, registered NC16002, occurred on the night of 28 December 1948 near the end of a scheduled flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Miami, Florida. The aircraft carried 29 passengers and 3 crew members. Wikipedia

  • List of Cuba–United States aircraft hijackings

    Aircraft hijacking incidents between the United States and Cuba were at their height between 1968 and 1972. These incidents have variously been attributed to terrorism, extortion, flight for political asylum, mental illness, and transportation between the two countries as a result of the ongoing antagonistic Cuba-United States relations and the Communist government restrictions against Cubans attempting to leave Cuba. Wikipedia

  • Pan Am

    The principal and largest international air carrier and unofficial flag carrier of the United States from 1927 until its collapse on December 4, 1991. Founded in 1927 as a scheduled airmail and passenger service operating between Key West, Florida, and Havana, Cuba. Wikipedia

  • Jazz pianist and composer born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida. In addition to being a solo artist, Wikipedia

  • National Airlines Flight 193

    Boeing 727-235 en route from Miami, Florida to Pensacola on May 8, 1978. Scheduled with stops at Melbourne, Florida; Tampa; New Orleans, Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama. Wikipedia

  • American Airlines Flight 965

    Regularly scheduled flight from Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida to Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Cali, Colombia. On December 20, 1995, the Boeing 757-200 flying this route (registration ) crashed into a mountain in Buga, Colombia, killing 151 out of the 155 passengers and all eight crew members. Wikipedia

  • Architect in Miami, Florida. Son of Carlos Prío Socarrás and Celia Touzet. Wikipedia

  • 1960 New York mid-air collision

    On Friday, December 16, 1960, a United Airlines Douglas DC-8, bound for Idlewild Airport (now John F. Kennedy International Airport) in New York City, collided in midair with a TWA Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation descending into the city's LaGuardia Airport. The Constellation crashed on Miller Field in Staten Island and the DC-8 into Park Slope, Brooklyn, killing all 128 people on the two aircraft and six people on the ground. Wikipedia

  • Douglas DC-5

    16-to-22-seat, twin-engine propeller aircraft intended for shorter routes than the Douglas DC-3 or Douglas DC-4. By the time it entered commercial service in 1940, many airlines were canceling orders for aircraft. Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvania Central Airlines Flight 410

    Scheduled flight from Chicago, Illinois, to Norfolk, Virginia, with intermediate stops in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. On June 13, 1947, the aircraft serving the flight, a Douglas DC-4, crashed into Lookout Rock in the West Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains, while en route to Washington. At the time the second-worst airplane accident in the history of U.S. domestic air travel. Wikipedia

  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Failed landing operation on the southwestern coast of Cuba in 1961 by Cuban exiles who opposed Fidel Castro's Cuban Revolution. Covertly financed and directed by the U.S. government, the operation took place at the height of the Cold War, and its failure led to major shifts in international relations between Cuba, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Wikipedia

  • Overseas Highway

    113 mi highway carrying U.S. Route 1 through the Florida Keys to Key West. Large parts of it were built on the former right-of-way of the Overseas Railroad, the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway. Wikipedia

  • Boxer in the Welterweight division. He grew up in the North Beach section of Miami Beach, Florida, where he graduated from Miami Beach Senior High School in 1984. Wikipedia

  • Cubana de Aviación Flight 310

    Scheduled international flight from José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba, to Arturo Michelena International Airport, Valencia, Venezuela, which crashed near Bejuma, Venezuela, on 25 December 1999. All 22 people on board were killed. Wikipedia

  • United Airlines Flight 521

    Scheduled passenger flight operated by a Douglas DC-4 from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Cleveland, Ohio. Airport fence onto traffic on the Grand Central Parkway, and slammed into an embankment, ultimately plunging into a pond and exploding. Wikipedia

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