No survivors in Cuba airliner crash with 68 aboard

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
November 5, 2010 08:56




HAVANA — A Cuban airliner flying from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba to the capital crashed in mountains after declaring an emergency Thursday evening, killing all 68 people aboard, including 28 foreigners, authorities said.

AeroCaribbean Flight 883 went down near the village of Guasimal in Santi Spiritus province, carrying 61 passengers and a crew of seven.

Cuba's Civil Aviation Authority issued a statement early Friday saying there were no survivors. It released a list of passengers that included nine Argentines, seven Mexicans, three Dutch citizens, two Germans, two Austrians, a French citizen, an Italian, a Spaniard, a Venezuelan and a Japanese.


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