Narrative:About 45 minutes after takeoff from Port-au-Prince the Convair tried to return due to engine problems. An emergency landing was made with the left engine and wing on fire. The three occupants had disappeared by the time rescue services arrived. The aircraft was carrying marijuana.
|Date:||Friday 15 February 1980|
|Operator:||William J Evans|
|C/n / msn:|| 109|
|First flight:|| 1948|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Port-au-Prince ( Haiti)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti|
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.