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Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 2 October 1974
Time:19:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:North Cay Airways
Registration: N864JA
MSN: 175
First flight: 1970-04-16 (4 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Saint Thomas (   U.S. Virgin Islands)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport (STX/TISX), U.S. Virgin Islands
Destination airport:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST), U.S. Virgin Islands
Narrative:
Lost at sea after receiving clearance to land at Saint Thomas.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
miscellaneous - undetermined

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» NTSB
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport to Saint Thomas Airport as the crow flies is 73 km (45 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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