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Last updated: 19 October 2019
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the information presented here is preliminary and may change rapidly.
Status:
Date:Friday 18 October 2019
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Atlantic Air Cargo
Registration: N437GB
C/n / msn: 19999
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) off Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport (OPF/KOPF), United States of America
Destination airport:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Narrative:
The aircraft ditched to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean while on approach to Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Nassau, Bahamas. The airplane submerged, having sustained yet to be determined damage, and the two pilots onboard were not injured during the incident.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» WSVN
» ewnews.com


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
6 April 1944 43-15533 USAAF delivered
1947 NC59360 John H. Eagle bought
Oct. 1951 NC59360 J.S. Abercrombie & Cameron Iron Works
Apr. 1953 N222H W.C. Hendrick
Feb. 1958 VP-BAA Skyways
Nov. 1958 VP-BAA Bahamas Airways
15 July 1959 VP-BBL Bahamas Airways
1967 VP-BBL F. Egbert
15 Dec. 1967 HR-LAD LANSA
1977 HR-LAD LANSA withdrawn from use
HR-LAD Islena Airlines
Feb. 1993 HR-LAD Islena Airlines withdrawn from use
11 April 1997 N437GB J&E Aviation Leasing registered
31 March 2006 N437GB Atlantic Air Cargo registered

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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 Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport to Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport as the crow flies is 296 km (185 miles).

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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