Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 3 February 1998
Time:12:00 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-45-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Missionary Flights International
Registration: N200MF
C/n / msn: 9990
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:George Town-Exuma International Airport (GGT) (   Bahamas) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:George Town-Exuma International Airport (GGT/MYEG), Bahamas
Destination airport:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti
Narrative:
The no. 1 engine had to be feathered following takeoff and the aircraft returned to the airport. The remaining no. 2 engine quit while on finals and the DC-3 crashed short of the runway.

Sources:
» FAA
» NTSB
» Scramble 226


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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 George Town-Exuma International Airport to Cap Haitien Airport as the crow flies is 553 km (346 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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