Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 23 March 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3R
Operating for:Dominican Services
Leased from:Aircraft Modifications Inc
Registration: N1546A
C/n / msn: 20191
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Grand Turk (   Turks and Caicos Islands)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Grand Turk Island Airport (GDT/MBJT), Turks and Caicos Islands
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into the sea following an onboard fire.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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