Flights AA 808

A description of the crash of American Airways Flight 808 in 1993.

This report details the crash of an American International Airways Flight 808, headed towards Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on August 18, 1993, which crashed approximately mile away from the approach of the runway at the Leeward Point Airfield in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, at a U.S. Naval Air Station.
“During this flight on August 18 of 1993 a Douglas DC-8-61 freighter, N612CK was on business operating as AIA flight 808 registered to American International Airways, Inc. (NTSB, 1994). The entire aircraft was demolished on impact, and as a result of fire incurred by the crash. Three flight crewmembers aboard the plane experienced severe injuries.”

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