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Accident description
Last updated: 4 September 2015
Status:
Date:Wednesday 25 April 1973
Type:Curtiss C-46
Operator:Aeromar
Registration: HI-201
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Punta Caucedo (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport (STX/TISX), U.S. Virgin Islands
Narrative:
No.1 engine failure on climbout forced the pilot to ditch.

Classification:
Ditching

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Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport as the crow flies is 518 km (324 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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