A Cubana Boeing 737 – MSN 24900 – XA-UZK flying CU972 HAV-HOG was lost after take off at Havana Jose Marti airport.
The aircraft was on lease from Mexican airline Global. It commenced flying in 1991 and previously flew with China Southern, Aerolineas Argentinas, Sudamericana de Aviacion, LAC Linea Aerea Cuencana and Easysky. Seating was in 8-100 configuration.
Cubana suspended some domestic flights at the end of March due to lack of aircraft and maintenance resources.