Date & Time: Nov 18, 2005 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Registration:
V3-HFO
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Belize City-Privacion
MSN:
0465
YOM:
1975
Country:
Belize
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
9000
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing an internal flight between Belize City and Privacion with two US citizens (honeymoon) and one pilot on board. At 1016LT, the pilot reported over La Democracia and all on board was ok. While descending to Privacion aerodrome, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located 3 miles from Blancaneaux Lodge Inn. Debris of the aircraft were found at the end of the day in a mountainous terrain. The weather was worsening due to tropical storm Gamma approaching Belize.