Cubana de Aviacion Flight 495

Cubana de Aviacion Flight 495Saturday November 1, 1958
Hijacked by 4 Cuban rebels, the plane crashed after running out of fuel while attempting to land at Preston Airport.

Crash Details

DateSaturday November 1, 1958
LocationNipe Bay, Cuba
Passengers16
Crew4
Fatalities17
Survivors3
Aircraft TypeVickers Viscount 755D
OperatorCubana de Aviacion
RegistrationCU-T603
Flight OriginMiami
Flight Destination Varadero
Nipe Bay, Cuba
Cubana de Aviacion
Vickers Viscount 755D
1958