Date & Time: Oct 6, 2013 at 0605 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Operator:
Registration:
N909GD
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Vieques - Culebra
MSN:
239
YOM:
1971
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Pilot was delivering newspapers from Vieques to Culebra-Benjamin Rivera Noriega Airport. While approaching Cayo Luis Peña Island, west of Culebra Island, twin engine aircraft crashed into the sea some 6,5 km west of the island. Pilot was killed and aircraft destroyed.