Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 2 January 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:Haiti Air Inter
Registration: HH-CNC
C/n / msn: 474
First flight: 1975-10-26 (4 years 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Grande-Rivière-du-Nord (   Haiti)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Destination airport:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti
Narrative:
Struck high ground in bad weather.

Sources:
» 9 Are Reportedly Killed in Crash Of Twin-Engine Airplane in Haiti (New York Times, 3-1-1980)
» BAAA-ACRO
» Flight International 24-1-1981
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Port-au-Prince Airport to Cap Haitien Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 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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