Date & Time: Jun 5, 2022 at 0904 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Registration:
N711JW
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Deadmans Cay - Nassau
MSN:
31-7712084
YOM:
1977
Country:
Bahamas
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Deadmans Cay Airport, while climbing, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and lost control of the airplane that crashed about 3 km northwest of the airfield. The airplane came to rest in bushes and was destroyed by impact forces. Among the seven people on board, a woman passenger was killed and six other occupants were injured.