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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 2 October 1974
Time:19:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:North Cay Airways
Registration: N864JA
C/n / msn: 175
First flight: 1970-04-16 (4 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Saint Thomas (   U.S. Virgin Islands)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport (STX/TISX), U.S. Virgin Islands
Destination airport:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST), U.S. Virgin Islands
Narrative:
Lost at sea after receiving clearance to land at Saint Thomas.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
miscellaneous - undetermined

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» NTSB
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport to Saint Thomas Airport as the crow flies is 73 km (45 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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