Date & Time: Jun 9, 2008 at 1401 LT
Operator:
Gramar 500
Registration:
N501AP
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nassau-Fort Lauderdale
Country:
Bahamas
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

After dropping 3 pax in Nassau, the pilot was returning to his base in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While cruising over Bimini Island, the right engine failed. The pilote decided to divert to Alice Town airport but the left engine also failed. The pilot eventually made an emergency landing in water, half a mile off Bimini. The pilot was rescued but the aircraft sunk by 40 feet of water.