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Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 22 December 1971
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:North Cay Airways
Registration: N42JA
MSN: 228
First flight: 1970-10-19 (1 year 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Dajabon (   Dominican Republic)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Santiago de los Caballeros-Cibao International Airport (STI/MDST), Dominican Republic
Destination airport:Santo Domingo-Herrera International Airport (HEX/MDHE), Dominican Republic
Narrative:
The aircraft was hijacked and swerved on landing at Dajabon.

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Distance from Santiago de los Caballeros-Cibao International Airport to Santo Domingo-Herrera International Airport as the crow flies is 123 km (77 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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