Date & Time: Feb 6, 2007 at 1842 LT
Operator:
Registration:
VQ-TIU
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
East Bay Cay - Grand Turk
MSN:
BL-0131
YOM:
1989
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
8500
Captain / Total hours on type:
394
Aircraft flight hours:
24578
Aircraft flight cycles:
31684
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was making an insular charter flight with 8 pax and one pilot on board. On final approach, the aircraft crashed in a mud and mush terrain short of the runway, on East Bay Cay Island, North Caicos. All 8 passengers were injured while the pilot was killed.