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Datum:woensdag 1 maart 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Borinquen Air
Registratie: N28PR
Constructienummer: 6323
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820-G202A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,2 km (2 mijl) van San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saint Kitts-Golden Rock Airport (SKB/TKPK), Saint Kitts en Nevis
Vliegveld van aankomst:San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
The no. 1 engine failed on base leg; crashed into lagoon 2 miles short of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the flight crew to feather the left propeller and trim the aircraft after the left engine stopped producing power for undetermined reasons."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Accident number: MIA89FA096
Download report: Summary report
Language: English

» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/90 (#18)


photo of Douglas-C-49J-N28PR
accident date: 01-03-1989
type: Douglas C-49J (DC-3)
registration: N28PR

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Saint Kitts-Golden Rock Airport en San Juan-Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport bedraagt 367 km (230 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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