The Cuban government confirms that a Boeing 737, being flown by local airline Damojh, has crashed shortly after takeoff from the Havana airport.
UPDATE: Officer says 3 survivors in Cuba plane crash; 104 passengers, 9 crew members were aboard https://t.co/5H5ktWwh26 pic.twitter.com/v8gAhNJQEP
— FOX6 News (@fox6now) May 18, 2018
There were 104 people on board, though no casualties or fatalities were immediately confirmed, Presna Latina reported.
The flight, which had departed from the airport in Havana, was enroute to Holguín, Cuba.
#BREAKING: Photos from the scene of the plane crash in Havana, Cuba. President Miguel Diaz-Canel is currently at the scene. (Photos: @SkyNews) pic.twitter.com/uMM6QoPKdI
— BreakingNNow (@BreakingNNow) May 18, 2018
Hospital Universitario General Calixto García is preparing to take in any and all victims of the plane crash.
Developing story…more to follow.