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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 28 marzo 1981
Hora:15:55
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (DC-4)
Operado por:Caribbean Air Cargo
Alquilado a :Tuky Air Transport
Registración: N98AS
Numéro de série: 10431
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de St. Croix (   Islas Vírgenes Americanas)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI/TBPB), Barbados
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Descripción:
The no. 3 engine caught fire. The fire was extinguished and the prop feathered. The DC-4 then suffered control difficulties and had to be ditched as a consequence. The aircraft sank after 45 minutes.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
miscellaneous - undetermined
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fire in engine
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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