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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Monday 29 October 1973
Time:ca 19:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:Sun Island Air Services
Registration: N37JA
C/n / msn: 210
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Gimie (   Saint Lucia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU/TLPC), Saint Lucia
Destination airport:Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport (UVF/TLPL), Saint Lucia
Narrative:
Flew into the side of the 950 meters high Mount Gimie.

Sources:
» Flight International 17-1-1974


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Distance from Saint Lucia-Vigie Field to Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport as the crow flies is 32 km (20 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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