Cubana de Aviacion Flight 310

Cubana de Aviacion Flight 310Saturday December 25, 1999
While on approach, after circling for 40 minutes and 5 miles from Valencia Airport, the aircraft crashed into the Tocuyito mountain range and exploded in flames. The airport at Valencia was being used as operations at Simon Bolivar International Airport, Caracas had been disrupted by flooding in the region.

Crash Details

DateSaturday December 25, 1999
LocationBejuma, Venezuela
Passengers12
Crew10
Fatalities22
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeYakovlev YAK-42D
OperatorCubana de Aviacion
RegistrationCU-T1285
Flight OriginHavana
Flight Destination Valencia
Bejuma, Venezuela
Cubana de Aviacion
Yakovlev YAK-42D
1999