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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168859
Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Date:18-AUG-2014
Time:10:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:Aqua Sun Investments Inc
Registration: N340MM
C/n / msn: 340A0635
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Atlantic Ocean, near Grand Bahama Int'l Airport (MYGF), Freeport -   Bahamas
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Ormond Beach Muni (KOMN)
Destination airport:Grand Bahama Int'l (MYGF)
Investigating agency: BAID
Narrative:
The aircraft, a Cessna 340A, impacted the waters of the Atlantic Ocean northwest of the Grand Bahama International Airport (MYGF), at Freeport, in the Bahamas. Airplane sustained substantial damage and the four occupants onboard received fatal injuries.

PROBABLE CAUSE
The probable cause of this accident has been determined as a lack of situational awareness resulting in a stalled condition and loss of control while attempting to remedy a fuel exhaustion condition at a very low altitude.

Sources:

https://www.local10.com/news/small-plane-crashes-near-bahamas-
http://touch.sun-sentinel.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-81114479/
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/08/18/4296020/small-plane-crashes-off-grand.html]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2014/08/20/4423927/bahamas-identifies-victims-of.html]
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N340MM
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=340MM
https://6f0351cf-8d71-43fe-8c35-5f33d1ae82bf.filesusr.com/ugd/fbeb16_59e452b524634b278bb5655a2eb23f6a.pdf

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.myaviation.net/search/photo_search.php?id=00550263]

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BAID
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2014 17:29 Geno Added
19-Aug-2014 00:04 Geno Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2014 23:16 Geno Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Sep-2014 18:26 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
09-May-2020 07:32 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 07:34 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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