Aviation Photo #1170238: Ilyushin Il-18V - Cubana


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Frank Hudson
    Cubana
    Ilyushin Il-18V
    Ilyushin Il-18/20/22/24/38
    Ilyushin Il-18/20/22/24/38
    Ilyushin
    182005202
    CU-T831
    Bridgetown (Christ Church) - Grantley Adams (Seawell) International
    Barbados
    October 16, 1976
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February 03, 2007
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Named 'Fernando Álvarez', after the Pilot that was killed whilst flying this aircraft on March 27 1966. The aircraft was enroute to Havana when it was hijacked, with a demand to fly to Miami, Alvarez resisted and landed at Havana. He was shot by the hijacker who was later caught and executed.
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