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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 12 October 2014
Time:20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3101 Jetstream 31
Operator:ACSA - Air Century
Registration: HI-816
C/n / msn: 694
First flight: 1986-02-18 (28 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ/MDPC), Dominican Republic
Narrative:
A BAe Jetstream 31 turboprop aircraft was destroyed in a runway excursion accident at Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), Dominican Republic. Three of the thirteen occupants suffered minor injuries.
The airplane departed runway 08 and came to rest close to some bushes. A post-impact fire was extinguished by fire services.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Elaviador.do

METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 20:00 local time:
MDPC 121600Z 12008KT 9999 SCT022 31/25 Q1015 NOSIG
Wind: 120 degrees at 8 knots; Visibility 10+ km; scattered clouds at 2200 feet AGL; Temperature: 31°C; Dew point: 25°C; Pressure: 1015 mb

17:00 UTC / 21:00 local time:
MDPC 121700Z 12006KT 9999 SCT022 31/25 Q1015 NOSIG
Wind: 120 degrees at 6 knots; Visibility 10+ km; scattered clouds at 2200 feet AGL; Temperature: 31°C; Dew point: 25°C; Pressure: 1015 mb


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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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