Date & Time: Jul 19, 2006 at 0720 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-3
Operator:
Registration:
N782T
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Charlotte Amalie-San Juan
MSN:
04382
YOM:
1942
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
15750
Aircraft flight hours:
32278
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff, an engine failed. The aircraft stalled and ditched in the sea 1,500 metres off shore. All occupants were safely evacuated while the aircraft was destroyed.