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Last updated: 21 July 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 20 Oktober 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Balair Inc
Kennzeichen: N564E
Werknummer: 4834
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:S off Great Inagua (   Bahamas)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominikanische Republik
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
The Constellation took off from Santo Domingo at 21:42 for a flight to Miami. At 23:00 the aircraft was seen descending by the crew of a US scientific research ship. The aircraft collided with the sea and disintegrated.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1358 km (849 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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