Date & Time: Mar 31, 1959
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Haiti Air Force - Corps d'Aviation Haïti
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after takeoff, while climbing, the left engine failed. The pilot-in-command reduced his altitude and attempted an emergency landing in a wasteland. The aircraft slid for several yards and came to rest. All 28 occupants were evacuated safely and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Failure of the left engine after takeoff.