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Datum:Montag 15 September 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Dorado Wings
Kennzeichen: N122DW
Werknummer: 234
Baujahr: 1970-10-27 (4 years 11 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Flug von:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
Flug nach:Dorado Beach Airport (DDP),
Visibility was poor due to rain as the Islander taxied for takeoff. A ground vehicle crossed the active taxiway and collided with the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: driver of vehicle
pilot in command - failed to see and avoid objects or obstructions
weather - rain

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Distance from San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport to Dorado Beach Airport as the crow flies is 30 km (18 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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