Crash of a Douglas DC-4 in Bottle Creek

Date & Time: Apr 18, 1978 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N88909
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
10466
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Bottle Creek Airport, the four engine airplane was too low and struck the ground short of runway threshold. Upon impact, the undercarriage were torn off and the airplane landed on its belly and came to rest. All six occupants escaped uninjured.
Final Report:

Crash of a Douglas DC-3R off Cockburn Town: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 23, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N1546A
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
20191
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Cockburn Town Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane caught fire and crashed into the sea. A crew member was killed while two other occupants were injured. The exact source of fire in the cabin remains unknown.

Crash of a Douglas C-54A-15-DC Skymaster off Cockburn Harbour

Date & Time: Jul 10, 1963
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-382
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
10387
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While on a cargo flight, the crew encountered engine problems and decided to ditch the aircraft 15 km south of Cockburn Harbour, Turks and Caicos Islands. Both crew members were evacuated safely while the aircraft sank and was lost.
Probable cause:
Engine problems.