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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:zondag 20 december 2009
Tijd:ca 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Western Air
Registratie: C6-JER
Constructienummer: AC-588B
Bouwjaar: 1984
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 19
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP) (   Ha´ti)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Ha´ti
Beschrijving:
A Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III, registered C6-JER, landed at Cap Haitien Airport (CAP), Haiti, with its landing gear retracted.
The pilot reported on two occasions whilst the aircraft was configured with flaps and gear extended, upon reduction in power preparing to land, the aircraft had a very high nose up attitude. The pilot further stated that after two go arounds, the decision was made to land the aircraft with its landing gear retracted.
The aircraft landed on runway 05. According to the pilot, the crew and all 19 passengers onboard suffered no injuries.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: DCA Bahamas
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A10-00002
Download report: Preliminary report

Bronnen:
» Air Accident Investigation and Prevention Unit (AAIPU-Bahamas)


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photo of Swearingen-SA227-AC-Metro-III-N892MA
accident date: 20-12-2009
type: Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
registration: N892MA
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport en Cap Haitien Airport bedraagt 796 km (498 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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