Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 22 January 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:COHATA - Compagnie Haitienne de Transports Aériens
Registration: N4662
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 35
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Duchity (   Haiti)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Les Cayes Airport (CYA/MTCA), Haiti
Destination airport:Jeremie Airport (JEE/MTJE), Haiti
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Les Cayes.

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Distance from Les Cayes Airport to Jeremie Airport as the crow flies is 59 km (37 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-3

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