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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154779
 
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Date:04-APR-2013
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402C
Owner/operator:Leair Charter Service Limited
Registration: C6-BGJ
MSN: 402C0106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mayaguana Intíl Airport, Abrahams Bay -   Bahamas
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:MYNN
Destination airport:MYMM
Investigating agency: AAIPU
Narrative:
The plane was landing to conduct a medical evacuation and collided with a vehicle being used to illuminate the runway, which was parked off to the side of the runway. The planeís wing struck another vehicle and the vehicle burst into flames. Three occupants of the vehicle were killed in the accident. The pilot and passenger(s) of the plane survived.

Causal Factors:
1. Breakdown in communication during the planning and execution of an unapproved procedure has been determined to be the probable cause of this accident.
2. Other contributing factors:
a. Use of an unapproved procedure to aid in a maneuver that was critical
b. Too many persons were planning the maneuver and not coordinating their actions.
c. Failure of planners of the maneuver to verify whether participants were in the right position
d. Inexperienced persons used in the execution of a maneuver that was not approved.
e. Vehicle parked to close to the side of the runway
f. Vehicle left with engine running while parked near the runway

Sources:

http://bahamaspress.com/2013/04/04/breaking-news-two-perish-in-early-morning-plane-crash-in-mayaguana/
http://www.tribune242.com/photos/2013/apr/04/12455/
https://thenassauguardian.com/?option=com_content&view=article&id=38237&Itemid=27 (photos)
Final Report: https://6f0351cf-8d71-43fe-8c35-5f33d1ae82bf.filesusr.com/ugd/fbeb16_46f9f95757a145b7a3dd1df04b6ada4d.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIPU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2013 03:59 gerard57 Added
04-Apr-2013 09:37 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
04-Apr-2013 14:09 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 11:16 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
06-Apr-2013 11:10 Dmitriy Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
09-May-2020 07:57 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 07:58 harro Updated [Location, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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