Bahamas

Western Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nassau, Bahamas

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Western Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nassau, Bahamas

Western Air flight WT-702 made an emergency landing in Nassau, Bahamas, on February 7th. The plane was flying from Grand Bahamas International Airport when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 20 passengers and 3 crew members aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashed in the Bahamas; Two Killed

Monday, June 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at South Bimini Airport in the Bahamas, on June 19th. The Piper Aztec 27 plane, carrying two people, went down minutes after it took off from the airport. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. Their identities have not yet been released. The accident is being investigated.... »

JetBlue Flight Lands without Landing Gear in Bahamas

Monday, March 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Lands without Landing Gear in Bahamas

JetBlue flight B6-29 had to make an emergency landing at Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas on March 25. The Embraer ERJ, en-route from Washington, DC to Nassau, Bahamas was on approach to runway when the crew reported that the nose gear was inoperable, went around for a while and upon failing to retract... »

Small Plane Crashed Off Of Bimini; Pilot Rescued

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed Off Of Bimini; Pilot Rescued

A small plane crashed around 5 miles east of South Bimini in the Bahamas, shortly before 2 p.m. on December 22. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center authorities informed the Miami Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders about a Cessna which was last seen on radar descending near South Bimini Airport, Bahamas. The Coast Guard... »

Small Plane Crashed near the Bahamas; 1 Dead, 10 Injured

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crashed near the Bahamas; 1 Dead, 10 Injured

A Navajo Chieftain aircraft, operated by Ferguson Air and conducting a charter flight for Southern Air, crashed near New Providence Island in the Bahamas on December 2. The plane took off from Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera Island and was making an approach to the Lynden Pindling International Airport in New Providence airport when it... »

Prominent Pastor Myles Munroe, Wife Killed in Bahamas Plane Crash

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By George Hatcher

A private Lear 36 Executive aircraft crashed near Grand Bahama International Airport in Freeport, Bahamas, on November 9. The aircraft, which took off from Nassau with 9 people aboard, crashed at around 5 p.m. Authorities said that it struck a shipping container crane while it was trying to land in heavy rain. According to... »

#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
#Rescue: Three Men in a Boat

After the cargo ship they were in was forced to make an emergency landing, three Miamians were found floating in a boat in the Bahamas, fifteen miles from Bimini. Pilot Ernie Martin had to land the Cessna 337 on the water when both engines lost fuel. He sustained a small cut that did not... »

Mayaguana Medical Evacuation Crash Kills 3 in Vehicle

Sunday, April 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Mayaguana Medical Evacuation Crash Kills 3 in Vehicle

On April 4, 2013 about 12:30 am, a Leair Charter Service Limited Cessna 402C was landing in the process of a medical evacuation and collided with a parked truck being used to illuminate the runway. The pilot and passenger in the plane survived. The vehicle caught on fire, killing three occupants. The fatalities are... »

American Killed in Bahama Helicopter Crash

Friday, November 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Pioneer Caribbean Logistics Limited Twin Star helicopter en route from Marsh Harbour to Baker’s Bay Where: Great Guana Cay, North Abaco, Bahamas When: Nov 22, 2012, 1 p.m. Who: 4 injured, 1 fatality Why: The party aboard the helicopter was landing at a luxury resort community, Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club on... »

Florida Couple Missing in Bahamas

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
Florida Couple Missing in Bahamas

What: Van Auto Inc Beech B36TC Bonanza en route from Bahamas to Florida Where: Grand Harbor Cay, Berry Islands Bahamas When: 16-JUL-2012 Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: A Daytona Beach couple, Alan and Kathleen Van Nimwegen departed from Marsh Harbour International Airport about 9 am on Monday and went missing when they lost... »

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