Narrative:Struck high ground in bad weather.
|Date:||Wednesday 2 January 1980|
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
|Operator:||Haiti Air Inter|
|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:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|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|
» 9 Are Reportedly Killed in Crash Of Twin-Engine Airplane in Haiti (New York Times, 3-1-1980)
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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 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.