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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30228
Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Date:01-AUG-1995
Time:08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310R
Owner/operator:Regionair
Registration: 6Y-JLW
MSN: 310-1669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Silgoville -   Jamaica
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tinson Pen Airport (KTP/MKTP)
Destination airport:Montego Bay (MBJ/MKJS)
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed when it flew into the James Mountains shortly after take-off from Tinson Penn Airport, Kingston, on a flight to Montego Bay. The point of impact was at 2,200 feet amsl. The accident happened in daylight (08:15 Local Time) but in poor weather with low clouds and rain reported.

The flight was being conducted under VFR. On departure the pilot was initially cleared to maintain 1,500 feet but then requested permission to climb to 6,600 feet. to clear the mountains. ATC gave permission but could get no response from the aircraft.

All five persons on board (pilot and four passengers) were killed

Sources:

Flight International 17-23 January 1996 p.26 at https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1996/1996%20-%200150.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-May-2016 21:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Apr-2017 16:49 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
19-Aug-2017 12:39 Aerossurance Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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