Crash of a Cessna 340A off Cockburn Town
Date & Time: Jan 3, 2023 at 1117 LT
Type of aircraft:
Basseterre – Providenciales
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine airplane departed Basseterre-Robert L. Bradshaw Airport in St Kitts & Nevis on a flight to Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands (distance 1,116 km). Approaching Cockburn Town (Grand Turk Island), the pilot informed ATC he was shot of fuel and later ditched the airplane offshore. All four occupants were rescued by a fisherman around 15h30. The aircraft sank.