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Minute to Minute: Cuban President at site of accident

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The Ministry of Transport has confirmed that at 12:08pm today, a Boeing 737-200, leased by Cubana de Aviación, with a contracted foreign crew and 104 passengers aboard, traveling from Havana to Holguín on flight DMJ 0972, fell to the ground as it was taking off, in an area between José Martí International Airport and the town of Santiago de Las Vegas. Search and rescue teams are at the site.

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Aviation accident in Havana

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At 12:08 pm today, a Boeing 737-200, leased by Cubana de Aviación, with a contracted foreign crew and 104 passengers aboard, traveling from Havana to Holguín on flight DMJ 0972, fell to the ground as it was taking off, in an area between José Martí International Airport and the town of Santiago de Las Vegas

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Raúl sends condolences to President Putin

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Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz sent heartfelt condolences to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the loss of life caused by the crash of an Air Bus 321 aircraft flying from the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, October 31, in which 224 persons died. The Cuban President requested that his condolences be extended to families of those who perished in the tragic accident.