Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 12 February 1996
Time:12:01
Type:GAF Nomad N.24A
Operator:Haiti Express Airways
Registration: N224E
C/n / msn: 62
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Port-au-Prince-Mais Gate Airport (PAP) (   Haiti) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince-Mais Gate Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Destination airport:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti
Narrative:
At 150 feet after take-off the aircraft rolled to the right, struck the ground and came to rest inverted in a ditch. The GAF had just taken off for a flight to Port-de-Paix and Cap Haitien.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/96 (#64)
» Scramble 202(50)
» Scramble 203(61)


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Distance from Port-au-Prince-Mais Gate 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 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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