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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 27 June 1995
Time:09:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-98F
Operator:Salair
Registration: N356SA
C/n / msn: 432
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near La Romana (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport (SDQ/MDSD), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Narrative:
At 08:22 LT the CV-440 departed Santo Domingo-Las Americanas for a cargo flight to Aguadilla. During the climb the crew encountered some problems and tried to return to Santo Domingo. At 09:50 the aircraft crashed near La Romana.

Sources:
» Air Safety Week 9:30 31.07.1995 (p. 6)
» NTSB
» Scramble 195(53)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport to Aguadilla-Borinquen Airport as the crow flies is 266 km (166 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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