Narrative:The Beech drifted 10nm off course and collided with a mountain at 5030 feet after being cleared to descend to 4000 feet.
|Date:||Thursday 7 December 1995|
|Operator:||Air St. Martin|
|C/n / msn:|| UE-119|
|First flight:|| 1994|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18|
|Total:||Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca 30 km S of Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (Haiti)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Pointe-à-Pitre-Le Raizet Airport (PTP/TFFR), Guadeloupe|
|Destination airport:||Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti|
The aircraft was flying illegal Haitian immigrants back from Cayenne via Guadeloupe .
» Flight International 20.12.95-2.01.96(7)
» Scramble 200(40)
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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 Pointe-à-Pitre-Le Raizet Airport to Port-au-Prince Airport as the crow flies is 1163 km (727 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.