Date & Time: Nov 3, 1978 at 1949 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Landing (descent or approach)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Christiansted - Charlotte Amalie
US Virgin Islands
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
While approaching Charlotte Amalie Airport on a cargo flight from Christiansted, the aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea few km offshore. SAR operations were initiated but eventually abandoned after few days as no trace of the aircraft nor the pilot was found.
Due to lack of evidences as the wreckage was not found, the exact cause of the accident could to be determined.