Crash of a Rockwell Grand Commander 690B in Hare: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 9, 2016 at 0904 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N690TH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Georgetown - Georgetown
MSN:
11487
YOM:
1978
Location:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew left Georgetown municipal Airport in the morning on a local training flight. En route, the crew apparently encountered engine problems. The aircraft went out of control and crashed in a field located in Hare. The twin engine airplane was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air C90B in Georgetown

Date & Time: Aug 1, 2015 at 2130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N257CQ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dayton – Lake Cumberland
MSN:
LJ-1419
YOM:
1995
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Passengers were returning to Lake Cumberland following a fishing trip in Canada. After a intermediate stop in Dayton, the pilot was continuing to Lake Cumberland when, en route, he encountered technical problems with both engines. He was able to divert to Georgetown-Scott County-Marshall Regional Airport for an emergency landing but on touchdown, the aircraft went out of control, lost its landing gear and came to rest in a grassy area. While all four occupants were slightly injured, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Boeing 737-8BK in Georgetown

Date & Time: Jul 30, 2011 at 0132 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9Y-PBM
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New York - Port of Spain - Georgetown
MSN:
29635/2326
YOM:
2007
Flight number:
BW523
Country:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
156
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing an international schedule flight from New York to Georgetown with an intermediate stop in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Following an uneventful flight, crew started the descent by night but landed long. After touch down on runway 06 at Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan Airport, aircraft did not stop as expected, overrun and went down an embankment, broken in two. Five passengers were hurt while all other occupants were uninjured. Aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
The cause of the accident was the aircraft touching down far beyond the touchdown zone due to the captain maintaining excess power during the flare and not using the airplane's full deceleration capacity, resulting in the aircraft over running the pavement and fracturing the fuselage. A wet runway surface was also considered as a contributory factor.

Crash of a Swearingen SA227AC Metro III in George

Date & Time: Sep 10, 2004 at 0545 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
ZS-OLS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bloemfontein-George
MSN:
AC-748B
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2465
Captain / Total hours on type:
657.00
Aircraft flight hours:
8760
Circumstances:
On final approach to George, the right engine quit. The crew tried to continue the approach but eventually, it stalled and landed short of runway. Both pilot escaped uninjured. The engine failure was caused by bird strike.

Crash of an Avro 748 in George: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 1, 2002 at 0715 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-OJU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bloemfontein-George
MSN:
1782
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
20963
Captain / Total hours on type:
1819.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
1099
Copilot / Total hours on type:
518
Aircraft flight hours:
14226
Aircraft flight cycles:
19789

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in Georgetown: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 22, 1999 at 1525 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N6261B
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Georgetown-Orlando
MSN:
500-0688-34
YOM:
1958
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
564
Captain / Total hours on type:
69.00
Aircraft flight hours:
3783

Crash of a Cessna 414 Chancellor in Georgetown

Date & Time: Dec 13, 1985 at 2100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N13FH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Monmouth-Georgetown
MSN:
414-0651
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
12900
Captain / Total hours on type:
60.00
Aircraft flight hours:
920

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain in Georgetown, Cayman Islands

Date & Time: May 17, 1981 at 1753 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N35803
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lakeland-Georgetown
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
11500
Captain / Total hours on type:
2220.00

Crash of a Rockwell Sabreliner 40R off Recife: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 14, 1976 at 1835 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N85
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Frankfurt - Georgetown - Recife - Oklahoma City
MSN:
282-97
YOM:
1968
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
13920
Captain / Total hours on type:
2440.00
Circumstances:
While descending to Recife-Guararapes Airport, both engines failed simultaneously. The captain reduced his altitude and ditched the airplane few dozen km offshore. Two crew members were rescued while the third drowned. The aircraft sank into the Atlantic Ocean and was lost.
Probable cause:
Double engine failure caused by a fuel exhaustion. The following contributing factors were reported:
- Navigational error on part of the crew,
- Fuel exhaustion,
- Complete engine failure,
- Wrote wrong course on navigation chart.
Final Report: