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Last updated: 20 November 2017
Date:Thursday 7 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340A
Operator:SkyBahamas Airlines
Registration: C6-SBE
C/n / msn: 340A-099
First flight: 1987-08-11 (22 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-5A2
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Destination airport:Marsh Harbour International Airport (MHH/MYAM), Bahamas
A Saab 340A turboprop plane was damaged when the undercarriage retracted as it was standing on the apron of the Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), Bahamas. Two crew members were on board, preparing the airplane for a scheduled service to Marsh Harbour International Airport (MHH).


» The Nassau Guardian


photo of Saab 340A C6-SBE
photo of Saab 340A C6-SBE
photo of Saab 340A C6-SBE
photo of Saab 340A C6-SBE
photo of Saab 340A C6-SBE
photo of Saab 340A C-FLPC
C-FLPC was exported to the U.S. in July 2009 and moved on to the Bahamas as C6-SBE
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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-Lynden Pindling International Airport to Marsh Harbour International Airport as the crow flies is 167 km (104 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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