A Boeing 737 plane crash on Friday not long after taking off from Havana’s primary airplane terminal, conveying 104 travelers on a household flight, Cuban state-run media detail.
Accordingly it was not quickly know whether there were any losses on the plane, which was bound for Holguin and work by national carrier Cubana, state-run TV reveal.
“It slam between the territory of Boyeros and the town of Santiago de La Vegas,” state-run TV said in its late morning news communicate, alluding to a zone nearly 20 km south of Havana.
Ambulances and firefighters were hurrying to the scene.
Dark Smoke in Sky
“A section of dark smoke ascent in the sky,” said Ana Gonzalez, a close-by occupant.
Flight following sites demonstrate the flight was CU972, withdrawing Havana at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT).
Hence the flying machine was perhaps rent from a little Mexican aircraft call Damojh, state media said.
“There is still no data, we are gathering what we can to give remedy data,” a Damojh delegate told Reuters in Mexico. “As the day advances there will be more data.”