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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Monday 25 April 1938
Time:20:18
Type:Sikorsky S-43B
Operator:Pan American Airways (Pan Am)
Registration: NC16932
C/n / msn: 4323
First flight: 1936
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) SE off Kingston (   Jamaica)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Flightnumber: 105
Narrative:
On approach to Kingston, at an altitude of 1,600 feet, the flight crew of the S-43 switched the fuel selector when the left engine failed. Due to insufficient speed the aircraft stalled and crashed into the sea. The aircraft sank but all 18 on board were rescued.



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