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Narrative:A Piper PA-42-720 Cheyenne III, operated by Transports Aériens Intercaraïbes and performing an ambulance flight, was heading from L'Espérance Airport (also known as Grand Case Airport) - SFG/TFFG, St. Martin, to Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport - FDF/TFFF, Martinique, crashed shortly after takeoff in sea.
Piper PA-42-720 Cheyenne III
|Owner/operator:||Transports Aériens Intercaraïbes|
|C/n / msn:|| 42-8001043|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||In sea between Tintamarre Island and Le Galion Beach -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
The aircraft was airborne at 02:39 LT and crashed approximately five minutes later about one nautical mile off coast between Tintamarre Island and Le Galion Beach, close to Orient Bay, St Martin, French Antilles.
All four occupants, a doctor, nurse, pilot, and the patient (a sick man from a cruise ship) didn't survive.
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