Date & Time: Sep 11, 2003 at 2205 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N600BV
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Funchal-Malaga
MSN:
BB-0254
YOM:
1977
Country:
Portugal
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff, the twin engine aircraft plunged into the sea, few hundred metres off shore. On board were one pilot, 3 men, 3 women and 3 children of 2, 4 & 7 years old. No distress call was sent by the pilot and the cause of the accident is unknown.