Cuba military says plane crashes, 8 dead

2017-04-30 10:57

Havana - An official says a Cuban military plane has crashed in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight people.

A source briefed on the situation says the plane belongs to Aerogaviota, an airline run by the Cuban military that serves Cuban government agencies. Those include state-run tourism companies and the Cuban oil company.

Aerogaviota was confirming the crash to Cuban officials without releasing details.

Aerogaviota's fleet includes the 39-person Soviet-made An-26 and the French-made ATR-42, which carries up to 50 people.

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