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Cuban plane crashes after takeoff from Havana airport

A plane from Havana to Holguin crashed at Jose Marti Airport in Havana on Friday 18 May.

British Embassy Havana

The British Embassy in Havana is in contact with the Cuban authorities to urgently find out more information. Our thoughts are with all on board the plane, with their families and the rescue services attending.

Terminal 1 (domestic flights) of the airport in Havana is closed. International flight terminals 2 and 3 are now operating normally.

Please consult Cuba travel advice - Gov.UK

Published 18 May 2018