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Last updated: 26 January 2022
Date:Monday 29 October 1973
Time:ca 19:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:Sun Island Air Services
Registration: N37JA
MSN: 210
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Gimie (   Saint Lucia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Saint Lucia-Vigie Field (SLU/TLPC), Saint Lucia
Destination airport:Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport (UVF/TLPL), Saint Lucia
Flew into the side of the 950 meters high Mount Gimie.

» Flight International 17 January 1974


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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 Saint Lucia-Vigie Field to Saint Lucia-Hewanorra Airport as the crow flies is 32 km (20 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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