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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83316
Last updated: 21 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hamilton Westwind (Beechcraft 18T)
Owner/operator:Monarch Air Group
Registration: N38L
C/n / msn: 6323
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N of Nassau -   Bahamas
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:KFLL
Destination airport:MYNN
Bahamian searchers recovered the body of a man who was one of two people aboard a small cargo plane flying from Fort Lauderdale that crashed Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean north of Nassau, the most populated island in the Bahamas.

Aircraft was an ex US Navy Beech 18, registered as a Beech TC-45J, it was on approach to runway 27 at Lynden Pindling Intl. Airport (Nassau) in what was described as extreme winds due to passing cold front. Aircraft was completely destroyed in the crash.

The U.S. Coast Guard called off its search for a second person Wednesday afternoon after helping the Royal Bahamas Defense Force and the Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association since Tuesday's crash. The body of the second passenger has so far not been found.


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Revision history:

15-Dec-2010 02:53 gerard57 Added
15-Dec-2010 12:45 MS1361 Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
15-Dec-2010 13:09 bizjets101 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Dec-2010 07:13 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-Dec-2010 14:35 harro Updated [Registration]
17-Dec-2010 15:45 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Sep-2014 14:54 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Feb-2017 19:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]

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