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Status:
Date:Friday 30 March 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-310
Operator:American Eagle Airlines
Registration: N37AE
MSN: 037
First flight: 1986
Total airframe hrs:28000
Cycles:36600
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO) (   Bahamas)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in storm with Category 2 hurricane force winds (winds up to 110 miles an hour). Reportedly a wing was ripped off the ATR-42 plane.

Classification:

Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Tommy Maurer


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photo of ATR-42-310-N426MQ
accident date: 30-03-2001
type: ATR 42-310
registration: N426MQ
 
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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ATR 42

  • 457+ built
  • 14th loss
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