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Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:Monday 3 March 1980
Time:ca 20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 25
Operator:Merchant Bank
Registration: N211MB
C/n / msn: 25-059
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:21 km (13.1 mls) N of Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (   Haiti)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Destination airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Narrative:
Crashed into houses on a high ground. The Learjet was approaching Port-au-Prince Airport.

Sources:
» The Virgin Islands Daily News - Mar 7, 1980


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Port-au-Prince Airport as the crow flies is 1142 km (714 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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