Date & Time: Jul 12, 2004 at 0715 LT
San Juan-Saint Martin
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During a VFR cargo flight to the French-Dutch airport of Saint Martin, while 30 miles SE of Beef Island, the crew declared an emergency due to engine fire. Few minutes later, the twin engine aircraft crashed off shore, in the Antillean Sea. One wing was torn off in water impact and the copilot was rescued by Coast Guard crew. After few days searching, the pilot was still missing.