Accident
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:jueves 20 julio 2000
Hora:13:12 EDT
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Allied Air Freight
Registración: N54AA
Numéro de série: 12475
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,5 km (2.2 milles) E of Nassau International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas) show on map
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nassau International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Descripción:
Following takeoff from runway 14, the pilot advised that he had to shut down the right engine and requested to return to the airport, and the aircraft lost altitude and crashed 2 miles east of the runway center line, into the pine forest off Charmichael Road. The aircraft was operating on a flight for Caribbean Air.
According to reports the weather at Nassau at 13:00 included a temperature of 32deg C (90 F), dewpoint 25deg C (77 F), 1016mB and wind 160deg/10kts.


Fuentes:
» FAA
» Nassau Guardian
» NTSB
» Ruben Scoglio


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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 Nassau International Airport to Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport as the crow flies is 208 km (130 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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