Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 4 August 1986
Time:00:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
Operator:Leeward Islands Air Transport - LIAT
Registration: V2-LCJ
C/n / msn: 785
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:SW off Saint Vincent-Arnos Vale Airport (SVD) (   Antigua and Barbuda) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport (UVF/TLPL), Saint Lucia
Destination airport:Saint Vincent-Arnos Vale Airport (SVD/TVSV), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Flightnumber: 319
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea in poor weather.

Sources:
» Remembering LIAT Flight 319
» Aviation Letter 238
» Flight International 23.8.1986


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Distance from Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport to Saint Vincent-Arnos Vale Airport as the crow flies is 71 km (44 miles).

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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