Date & Time: Dec 17, 2009 at 2130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Dassault Falcon 20
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Santo Domingo - Fort Lauderdale
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
About fifty minutes after its departure from Santo Domingo-La Isabela Airport, in Dominican Republic, while cruising at FL280 and 360 knots, crew send a brief message to ATC saying they have an emergency. Aircraft came out of control and crashed into the sea some 18 km east of Matthew Town, Great Inagua Island, Bahamas. Some debris of the aircraft were found floating on water but no trace of both occupants who were considered as deceased.
Without conclusive elements, it was not possible to determine the probable cause of this accident.