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Last updated: 13 November 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 30 December 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Tol Air Services
Registration: N781T
C/n / msn: 4306
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT) (   U.S. Virgin Islands)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT/TIST), U.S. Virgin Islands
Landing gear trouble caused the right main landing gear to collapsed after landing on runway 10. The DC-3 slid off the side of the runway onto a grassy area.

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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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