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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 31 März 1959
Zeit:09:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:COHATA - Compagnie Haitienne de Transports Aériens
Kennzeichen: 5878
Werknummer: 34137/16881
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Port-au-Prince (   Haiti)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Flug nach:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti
Unfallbericht:
The pilot crash-landed the plane in a field after the port engine failed. A post-impact fire erupted.

Informationsquelle:
» Haiti sun ( April 5, 1959 )
» Nouvelliste ( March 31, 1959 )


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Distance from Port-au-Prince Airport to Cap Haitien Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 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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