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Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 11 January 1967
Time:09:37
Type:Chase YC-122C Avitruc
Operator:Bush Aviation
Registration: N122E
MSN:
First flight: 1953
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) NW off Bimini, Bahamas (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), United States of America
Destination airport:Bimini International Airport (BIM/MYBS), Bahamas
Narrative:
The Chase Avitruc operated on a cargo flight from Fort Lauderale, FL and Bimini, Bahamas. It was transporting cargo for the production of a movie.
It failed to arrive at Bimini and a search plane reported seeing pieces of wreckage off Bimini.

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Distance from Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL to Bimini International Airport as the crow flies is 97 km (61 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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