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Crash of a Douglas DC-3C off Nassau

Date & Time: Oct 18, 2019 at 1645 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N437GB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Miami - Nassau
MSN:
19999
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following a uneventful cargo flight from Miami-Opa Locka Airport, the crew started the approach to Nassau-Lynden Pindling Airport. On final, the left engine failed for unknown reasons. The crew ditched the airplane about 2,5 nm short of runway 14 threshold. Royal Bahamian Defense Force were able to rescue both pilots reported to be in good health. The aircraft became submerged. Weather conditions at the time were visual meteorological conditions.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain off Clifton Pier: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 2, 2014 at 0850 LT
Operator:
Registration:
C6-REV
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Governor’s Harbour – Nassau
MSN:
31-7652062
YOM:
1976
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Governor’s Harbour's Airport at 0820LT bound for Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport. While approaching his destination and flying along the west coast of New Providence Island, the pilot informed ATC about technical problems and told the passengers he was attempting to ditch the aircraft that crashed into the sea some 550 feet off Clifton Pier. A passenger aged 77 was killed while all ten other occupants were rescued.

Crash of a Beechcraft 18 in Nassau: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 14, 2010 at 1510 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N38L
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Fort Lauderdale-Nassau
MSN:
51132
YOM:
1953
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On approach to Nassau-Lynden Pindling airport in bad weather conditions, aircraft crashed into the sea few kilometres off shore. Both pilots were killed. Aircraft was approaching runway 27 in a cold front when accident occurred.

Crash of a Cessna 402C in Nassau: 9 killed

Date & Time: Oct 5, 2010 at 1220 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C6-NLH
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Nassau - San Salvador
MSN:
402C-0458
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Captain / Total flying hours:
10000
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Nassau Airport, twin engine aircraft banked left and crashed into lake Killarney, few km from Airport. All nine occupants were killed. According to witnesses, black smoke emanating from the left engine shortly after rotation.

Ground accident of a Saab 340 in Nassau

Date & Time: Jan 7, 2010 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C6-SBE
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nassau - Marsh Harbour
MSN:
099
YOM:
1987
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Two crew took place in the cockpit to prepare the aircraft for a scheduled commercial service to Marsh Harbour. In unknown circumstances, all three landing gear failed simultaneously and aircraft fall on the ground. Both occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was withdrawn from use. It is not known if the retraction of all undercarriage is due to a mechanical failure or a mistake on part of the crew.
Probable cause:
Gear retraction on ground.

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Nassau

Date & Time: Jun 27, 2007 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N133RS
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Little White Cay - Nassau
MSN:
0606
YOM:
1970
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Nassau international Airport, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a field half mile short of runway 14. The pilot escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It appears that left engine failed enroute while the right engine quit on final.
Probable cause:
Double engine failure.

Crash of a Cessna 402 in Nassau

Date & Time: Apr 3, 2002 at 1210 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N768WC
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nassau-Bimini
MSN:
402-1066
YOM:
1976
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in Nassau: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 12, 1999 at 0859 LT
Registration:
N6138X
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Miami-Nassau
MSN:
500-927-10
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
1000