Date & Time: Dec 21, 2007 at 1217 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Registration:
YV-2327
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Caracas-La Romana
MSN:
LJ-0499
YOM:
1970
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

While descending to La Romana airport, crew informed ATC about technical problem and ditched the aircraft 35 NM off Saona Island, south of La Romana. One passenger was killed while all other occupants were rescued by Porto Rico Coast Guard.